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Edward Stone, who guided NASAs Voyager to distant planets, di...

Harrison Smith

Edward C. Stone, who opened a window on the farthest reaches of the solar system while serving as the chief scientist of NASAs Voyager mission, supervising a pair of spindly, plutonium-powered spacec

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How Heavy Can a Particle of Light Be? Scientists Just Figured...

Michelle Starr

We have a new upper limit for the mass of light. According to measurements of pulsing stars scattered throughout the Milky Way and mystery radio signals from other galaxies, a particle of light call

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James Webb Telescope helps enhance technology from virtual re...

Bret Baier, Amy Munneke

WASHINGTON The James Webb Telescope is delivering amazing photos of space like weve never seen before. "Its a new window into the history of our universe," President Joe Biden said during an unveili

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Black holes formed quasars less than a billion years after Bi...

John Timmer

16 Supermassive black holes appear to be present at the center of every galaxy, going back to some of the earliest galaxies in the Universe. And we have no idea how they got there. It shouldn't be p

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Research Explores How Space Travel Affects Human Body - VOA L...

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Childhood cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux and three other American civilians went to space in 2021. They travelled in a mission called Inspiration4 for the private company SpaceX. The four-member c

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NASA rover discovers mysterious light-toned boulder "never ob...

Emily Mae Czachor

While exploring a crater on Mars that may give scientists insights into life that potentially once existed there, NASA said its Perseverance rover made an unprecedented discovery. The rover, which la

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NASA says star studied for decades is actually twin duo: 'Our...

Leah Sarnoff

A recent astronomical discovery from NASA's James Webb telescope left researchers amazed and led to the announcement that a long-studied star is actually a pair of twins. The agency reported that a

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Shattering the Limits of Classical Physics: Quantum Entanglem...

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The experiment was pictured drawing a fiber Sagnac interferometric scheme inside a magnifying inset starting from a local position (Vienna, Austria) of the rotating Earth. Two indistinguishable photo

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The unexpected behavior of pulsing stars could help us measur...

Samantha Mathewson

New research offers the most precise measurements yet of pulsating Cepheid stars, which may hold clues about the immense size and scale of our universe. Cepheids are a type of variable star that b

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NASA to give status update as Boeing Starliner awaits departu...

Chris Benson

June 17 (UPI) -- NASA will join Boeing on Tuesday to review the repeatedly delayed Starliner mission and the craft's departure from the International Space Station as part of the agency's Boeing Crew

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Astroscale's space junk inspection satellite snaps a close-up...

Aria Alamalhodaei

Astroscales space junk observation satellite has moved within striking distance to a discarded rocket upper stage thats been floating around Earth for nearly 20 years, taking close-up pictures prelim

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Join the FAA's virtual public meeting about SpaceX's Starship...

Mike Wall

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is holding a virtual public meeting this evening (June 17) about the potential environmental impact of SpaceX's Starship operations in Florida, and you

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Shine on, Starliner! Aurora glows green as astronauts test sp...

Elizabeth Howell

A new image and incredible timelapse show an aurora filling the view as Boeing Starliner astronauts performed a crucial in-flight test in space on Saturday (June 15). Starliner is currently at the

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Rare video shows elusive deep-sea squid cradling her gigantic...

Kristel Tjandra

Scientists have captured stunning video of a female deep-sea squid cradling unusually large eggs in her tentacles. The footage, taken by the team via a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) off Mexico's co

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NASA moon orbiter spots Chinese lander on lunar far side (pho...

Leonard David

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has taken its first look at China's Chang'e 6 spacecraft on the moon's far side. The Chang'e 6 lander is flanked by two craters similar in size to it and

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Scientists Squeezed Infrared Light Down to 10% of Its Wavelen...

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"Hearst Magazines and Yahoo may earn commission or revenue on some items through these links." <ul><li>Scientists from North Carolina State University successfully squeezed infrared light to 10 perc

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Right Now The Earth Is Technically *Not* Orbiting The Sun - I...

James Felton

Diagrams and animations showing the orbits of the planets are lying to you a little bit. Or to put it more accurately, they are simplifying the orbits of the planets so that teachers don't have to ex

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NASA engineers finally fix Voyager 1 spacecraft from 15 bill...

Sascha Pare

NASA's Voyager 1 interstellar probe is finally returning usable data from all four of its science instruments, scientists say. The fix comes seven months after the probe went off the rails and start

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The Hubble Space Telescope is back in business - The Register

Richard Speed

The Hubble Space Telescope has resumed science operations in single-gyro mode after one of its three remaining gyros was declared suspect. Science operations resumed on Friday, June 15, 2024, albeit

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Humans who travel to Mars risk permanent kidney damage - Tech...

Skye Jacobs

Why it matters: A manned mission to Mars is a long-term goal of the scientific community. However, a new study has presented a significant challenge to this objective: human kidneys may not endure th

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For The First Time, Two Colossal Black Holes Seen Colliding i...

Michelle Starr

We've just seen concrete confirmation that galaxies could collide and grow in the early Universe. Scientists have finally caught two blazing quasars galaxies powered by supermassive black holes in t

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Dying Starlink Satellites Could Deplete Ozone Layer: Study - ...

Ryan Erik King

A new study from the University of Southern California published last week found that SpaceXs Starlink satellites could be depleting the Earths ozone layer. Researchers estimated the potential damage

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The Enduring Mystery of How Water Freezes - Quanta Magazine

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The colder that water gets, the smaller this energy barrier gets. This makes it easier for random molecular motions to push a tiny embryonic ice structure over the critical size threshold. Ice forms

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