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SpaceX wants to resume Falcon 9 rocket launches while FAA com...

Elizabeth Howell

SpaceX is seeking a rapid return to Falcon 9 launches following a rare failure of its workhorse rocket during a satellite launch last week. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) received a reque

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In the last 25 years, black hole physicists have uncovered th...

Robert Lea

I would argue that the most fascinating and mysterious objects in the cosmos are black holes. These pockets in the fabric of spacetime are anchored by an infinitely dense and infinitesimally small co

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Second SLS core stage ready to ship to Florida - SpaceNews

Jeff Foust

BUSAN, South Korea NASA rolled out the second core stage for the Space Launch System rocket July 16 to ship it to Florida for the Artemis 2 mission next year. The core stage, built at the Michoud As

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Why Do We Really Blush? Brain Scans Reveal It's Not What You ...

Clare Watson

Uncontrollable yet predictable, obvious yet inexplicable, blushing can be agony when we're made to feel mortified, ashamed, or simply self-conscious. A new study suggests that a key trigger of blush

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Unlocking the Secrets of LUCA, Earths Earliest Life Form - Sc...

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A digital representation illustrating how LUCA was already under attack from viruses even at 4.2 billion years ago. Credit: Science Graphic Design A University of Bristol-led study found that life o

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NASA space technology head leaves the agency - SpaceNews

Jeff Foust

BUSAN, South Korea The head of NASAs space technology directorate is leaving the agency after just six months on the job and will be replaced on an interim basis by the director of the Langley Resear

SpaceNews

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Watch: Sun Unleashes Powerful Solar Flare, Disrupts Radio Sig...

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Mr Strong has been keeping an eye out for any signs of CMEs A new video posted on X by Solar physicist Keith Strong shows the Sun unleashing a powerful X-class flare, the most powerful type of solar

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220-Foot NF 2024 Asteroid Racing Towards Earth, NASA Alerts -...

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Classified within the Apollo group, this asteroid is not considered hazardous. NASA is monitoring the trajectory of asteroid NF 2024, a 220-foot (67-meter) space rock hurtling towards Earth at a spe

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NASA science head optimistic Europa Clipper launches on sched...

Jeff Foust

BUSAN, South Korea The head of NASAs science directorate says she remains optimistic the Europa Clipper mission will launch on schedule in October despite concerns about the spacecrafts electronics a

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Eternal Day and Night: Webbs Journey To Understand a Distant ...

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Researchers using the James Webb Space Telescope have uncovered atmospheric differences on the exoplanet WASP-39 b, revealing temperature variations and distinct cloud cover across its tidally locked

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Brain Areas Take Micro-Naps While the Rest Stays Awake - Neur...

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Summary: New research shows sleep can be detected by brain activity patterns just milliseconds long. This study found small brain regions can momentarily flicker awake or asleep, challenging tradit

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New fungal infection discovered in China - Livescience.com

Emily Cooke

Scientists in China have discovered a previously unknown fungal pathogen that can infect humans. The fungus, called Rhodosporidiobolus fluvialis, was found in clinical samples from two unconnected

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Radio blackouts forecast as multiple sunspot regions erupt st...

Emilee Speck

NOAA's space weather forecasters are monitoring not one active sunspot region but three potentially solar flare-creating areas of the Sun that could produce radio blackouts this week. The Sun is app

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Fixing Boeing's leaky Starliner and returning NASA's strande...

Ian Whittaker

For the past few weeks, NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams have been stuck on the International Space Station (ISS) after the first crewed voyage of Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft hit

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Astronomers discover what may be 21 neutron stars orbiting su...

Whitney Clavin

Most stars in our universe come in pairs. While our own sun is a loner, many stars like our sun orbit similar stars, while a host of other exotic pairings between stars and cosmic orbs pepper the uni

Phys.Org

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Seismic data shows Mars is often pummeled by planet-shaking m...

Elizabeth Rayne

Enlarge/ One of the craters identified seismically, then confirmed through orbital images. 34 Mars trembles with marsquakes, but not all of them are driven by phenomena that occur beneath the surfa

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'Dark comets' may be a much bigger threat to Earth than we th...

Paul Sutter

Mysterious, nearly invisible objects known as "dark comets " may pose a bigger threat to Earth than scientists thought, new research suggests. These small, rapidly spinning objects wander near Ear

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65 years of NASA's meatball: Original logo lives on despite d...

Richard Speed

Logowatch NASA is celebrating 65 years of its iconic "meatball" logo, despite spending the best part of 17 years trying to kill the poor thing. Painters work on the official NASA insignia, nicknamed

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Watch And Listen To Gravitational Waves Arriving From Every D...

Dr. Alfredo Carpineti

Gravitational waves are perfectly suited to be turned to sound. The little chirp, the moment the collisions happen, it has already turned into little sounds. My ringtone, on the rare occasions my pho

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A new, deadly era of space junk is dawning, and no one is rea...

Samantha Lawler

Originally published at Scientific American. Samantha Lawler is an assistant professor of Astronomy at the University of Regina. The e-mail arrived, like a bolt from blue, on the otherwise typical

Scientific American

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Former Space Agency Leaders Horrified by Plan to Destroy Spac...

Victor Tangermann

Save the ISS Last month, NASA awarded SpaceX an almost $1 billion contract to develop a "US Deorbit Vehicle" capable of pulling the International Space Station out of orbit and burning it up in the

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Telescope tag-team discovers 10 strange and exotic pulsars - ...

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Towards the center of our Milky Way galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius, astronomers have discovered 10 monstrous neutron stars. These particular stars, called pulsars, reside together in globul

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Heres How AI Is Changing NASAs Mars Rover Science - NASA

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Artificial intelligence is helping scientists to identify minerals within rocks studied by the Perseverance rover. Some scientists dream of exploring planets with smart spacecraft that know exactly

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