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05/05/2021 05:46 PM
SpaceX’s SN15 Starship Prototype Nails It!

On the fifth attempt, SpaceX nailed the high-altitude flight test with a Starship prototype! Onward and upward we go!

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05/05/2021 06:19 AM
Dark Matter Could Change the Temperature of Exoplanets, Allowing us to Detect it

If dark matter exists, it could make Jupiter-like exoplanets warmer than we expect.

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05/04/2021 02:39 PM
“Ain’t like Dusting Crops!” How We’ll Actually Navigate Interstellar Space

May the 4th be With You! Blasting out of Mos Eisley Space Port, the Millennium Falcon carries our adventurers off Tatooine bringing Luke Skywalker across the threshold into space. With Imperial Star Destroyers closing, Luke bemoans Han Solo’s delay in jumping to Hyperspace. It takes time to make these calculations through the Falcon’s “Navicomputer.” Han …

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05/04/2021 11:41 AM
How Long is a Day on Venus? We Finally Know the Exact Answer

Using the radio-echo timing technique, a team of researchers have precisely measured the length of a day on Venus

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05/04/2021 05:03 AM
Dune Fields in Gale Crater Tell the Story of Mars’ Shifting Climate Over Eons

Rocks can tell us a lot about a planet.  On Earth, the study of geology has been around for hundreds of years and has resulted in such scientific findings as the theory of plate tectonics and the discovery of dinosaur fossils.  Geology on Mars has not had as long and storied a history, but with …

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05/04/2021 03:44 AM
New All-Sky Map of the Milky Way’s Galactic Halo

The outer reaches of the Milky Way galaxy are a different place.  Stars are much harder to come by, with most of this “galactic halo” being made up of empty space.  But scientists theorize that there is an abundance of one particular thing in this desolate area – dark matter.  Now, a team from Harvard …

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05/03/2021 04:53 PM
Protests From Dynetics and Blue Origin put NASA’s Lunar Lander Award to SpaceX on Hold

Due to protests filed by Blue Origin and Dynetics, NASA has called for a stop-work order on the SpaceX Human Landing System (HLS).

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05/03/2021 03:57 AM
Astronomers are Watching a gas Giant Grow, Right in Front of Their Eyes

In the vastness of space, astronomers are likely to find instances of almost every astronomical phenomena if they look hard enough.  Many planetary phenomena are starting to come into sharper focus as the astronomy community continues to focus on finding exoplanets.  Now a team led by Yifan Zhou at UT Austin has directly imaged a …

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05/02/2021 12:56 PM
Black Hole-Neutron Star Collisions Could Finally Settle the Different Measurements Over the Expansion Rate of the Universe

If you’ve been following developments in astronomy over the last few years, you may have heard about the so-called “crisis in cosmology,” which has astronomers wondering whether there might be something wrong with our current understanding of the Universe. This crisis revolves around the rate at which the Universe expands: measurements of the expansion rate …

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05/02/2021 12:33 PM
Chinese Company Claims to be Working on a Starship-Like Rocket

According to a new animation, it appears that China is hoping to build a Starship of its own, one that can provide intercontinental flights for paying customers.

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