A new study by a team from NASA JPL has shown how Europa’s interior ocean rises to the surface slowly over time, creating “fossil material” on the surface.
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According to a recent study by an international team of researchers, Jupiter’s moons of Io and Ganymede leave “footprints” in the planets powerful aurorae.
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In recognition of their efforts to communicate the importance of the Cassini mission, NASA’s JPL recently received an Emmy nomination for their Cassini Grande Finale campaign.
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A new research study conducted by an international team of researchers indicates that life can survive in a variety of cold and briny environments.
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The Kepler mission has been put into hibernation prior to downloading data from its 18th campaign and commencing its last.
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Eclipse season in nigh… though most of us won’t notice. The second eclipse season for 2018 commences with the arrival of New Moon and Brown Lunation number 1182 at 3:01 Universal Time on Friday, July 13th, 2018. This eclipse is a shallow partial, just skimming the southern hemisphere of the Earth between the Australian and Antarctic continents.
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NASA is currently partnering with companies to develop technologies for dealing with garbage during long-duration space flights.
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A new study by a team of NASA-supported researchers has shown how a giant impact could explain all of Uranus’ mysteries.
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Looking to the next-generation of telescopes, a pair of astrophysicists propose using swarm robots to conduct observations instead of relying on increasingly large and complex arrays.
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In April of 2016, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced the creation of Breakthrough Starshot. As part of his non-profit scientific organization (known as Breakthrough Initiatives), the purpose of Starshot was to design a lightsail nanocraft that would be capable of achieving speeds of up to 20% the speed of light and reaching the nearest star […]
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