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space.com — The moon is a lifeless world once again. The cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead, done in by the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night, GBTimes reported today (Jan. 16). These photosynthesizing pioneers were part of Chang'e 4's biological ex…
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news.sky.com — Cotton, rapeseed and potato seeds being grown on the far side of the moon could begin the era of lunar colonisation. Seeds taken to the far side of the moon as part of China's lunar exploration mission have sprouted in a first for growing biological matter on the satellite. The lunar atmosphere is…
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foxnews.com — Millions of people across the world will witness a partially red-tinted night sky as a rare celestial event arrives this weekend: a "super wolf blood Moon" eclipse. North America hasn't had a decent view of this special scene in at least three years and another total lunar eclipse — which occurs wh…
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theepochtimes.com — Researchers said that alien life could possibly exist on a planet 30 trillion miles from Earth. Barnard B, the planet that orbits around Barnard’s Star could have the potential for life if water exists there, according to a new study published by astrophysicists at Villanova University. The star is…
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inverse.com — The Earth's magnetic field has always been in flux, due to the changing patterns of swirling molten metals in the planet's outer core, but a new report suggests that Earth's magnetic field is shifting so rapidly and unpredictably that it's rendering scientists' models obsolete at a faster rate than …
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nationalgeographic.com — “This is the target we've been waiting for for years,” says one astrophysicist. As dinosaurs stomped across ancient Earth more than 200 million years ago, a massive star was entering its death throes. The resulting cosmic explosion was so unusual, it left astronomers scratching their heads when i…
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nationalgeographic.com — The bevy of high-speed flashes came from 1.5 billion light-years away, and they include one exceedingly rare repeating burst. Photo: Stars hang over the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME, at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory in Kaleden, British Columbia. Astrono…
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dailymail.co.uk — Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, two NASA interns and a team of amateur astronomers have found a new 'super Earth'. Roughly twice the size of Earth, and known as K2-288Bb, the new world is located within its star's habitable zone, raising hopes it could contain life. It is 226 light-…
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sciencealert.com — Physicists have come up with a bold new idea to explain the enduring mystery of our expanding Universe – we might actually be living in a 'bubble' between other five-dimensional spaces. If that makes your brain hurt, don't worry, it's supposed to. But we can break this down. Our Universe as we kno…
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techcrunch.com — The image here come from Elon Musk and is concept art of the Starship test vehicle SpaceX is currently assembling at its Boca Chica, Texas launch facility. The real thing will be even better. This test vehicle is shorter and lacks the windows of the production ship that will eventually go into prod…
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