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New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa’s full size

Added: 17.11.2018 17:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA

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Astronomers find possible elusive star behind supernova

Added: 16.11.2018 19:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

Astronomers may have finally uncovered the long-sought progenitor to a specific type of exploding star by sifting through NASA Hubble Space Telescope archival data. The supernova, called a Type Ic, is thought to detonate after its massive star has shed or been stripped of its outer layers of hydrogen and helium.

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NASA sees Star Trek's USS Enterprise in gaseous space collision

Added: 16.11.2018 19:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

NASA's Chandra telescope boldly spotted a sci-fi icon in the merger of two galaxy clusters.

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Hubble Space Telescope taken out of action by faulty gyroscopes

Added: 16.11.2018 18:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has been temporarily shut down as technical faults have hampered its ability to point in the right direction

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How to drive the slowest vehicle in the solar system – on Mars

Added: 16.11.2018 18:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

NASA engineer Keri Bean shares her dreams of driving a Mars rover, her fears that Opportunity won’t wake up and why NASA has grief counsellors on speed-dial

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NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world

Added: 16.11.2018 18:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton

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Interstellar Comet Oumuamua is Smaller than Previously Thought, Has Highly Reflective Surface

Added: 16.11.2018 16:06 | 16 views | 0 comments

In October 2017, a fast moving comet of extrasolar origin, 1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua), was discovered close to the Earth with a ground-based telescope in Hawai’i. In November 2017, NASA astronomers pointed the agency’s Spitzer Space Telescope toward the interstellar object. ‘Oumuamua was too faint for Spitzer to detect when it looked more than two months [...]

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NASA confirms Mars Opportunity rover did not send signal back to Earth

Added: 16.11.2018 4:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

One of NASA's radio antenna picked up a signal from Opportunity, but further investigation showed it was a false positive.

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NASA may have heard from once silent Mars Opportunity rover

Added: 15.11.2018 23:29 | 14 views | 0 comments

Could it be? One of NASA's radio antenna picks up a signal from Mars rover that went silent on June 10.

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Nasal delivery of weight-loss hormone eases breathing problems in sleeping mice

Added: 15.11.2018 19:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a hormone best known for helping regulate hunger and body weight might also ease breathing problems experienced during sleep more effectively when given through the nose.

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