According to the Department of National Intelligence’s (DNI) 2018 report, China and Russia could be developing technologies that will give them an edge in space.
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During the 1970s, scientists confirmed that radio emissions coming from the center of our galaxy were due to the presence of a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH). Located about 26,000 light-years from Earth between the Sagittarius and Scorpius constellation, this feature came to be known as Sagittarius A*. Since that time, astronomers have come to understand […]
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The Opportunity rover just experienced its 5000th sunrise on Mars and is still revealing things about the Martian surface.
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Hubble images track the demise of an enormous storm in Neptune’s atmosphere. Rather that expiring in a flash of atmospheric glory, the storm is slowly just fading away.
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Welcome to the 549th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. So now, on to this week’s stories! First up, over at the Chandra X Ray Observatory Blog, they have two articles about the The Billion-year […]
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According to a recent study by a French-Chinese collaboration, the Andromeda galaxy (as we know it) is younger than we thought!
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An award-winning astrophotographer in California has captured images of the Tesla Roadster and its driver “Starman” speeding through space.
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According to the latest study by a team that has been observing ‘Oumuamua since it was first discovered, this interstellar asteroid had a violent past!
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According to a new study, there is a slim chance that Musk’s Roadster (and Spaceman) could collide with Earth or Venus is a few eons.
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