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NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere
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New training platform for big data analysis
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Solar corona is more structured, dynamic than previously thought
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Scientists recover possible fragments of meteorite that landed in marine sanctuary
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NASA's new mini satellite will study Milky Way's halo
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Solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors
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A possibly better way to measure our own galaxy speed moving through space
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Astronomers Discover Twelve New Jovian Moons
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UK delivers super-cool kit to USA for Next-Generation Dark Matter Experiment
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From an almost perfect universe to the best of both worlds
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Neuroscientists Find Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang’
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ASTRO WATCH Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found—11 “normal” outer moons, and one that they’re calling... 4 days
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Astronomers find a famous exoplanet's doppelganger
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Ten new moons—including one ‘oddball’—discovered around Jupiter
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A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one 'oddball'
SCIENCE DAILY Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found -- 11 'normal' outer moons, and one that they're calling an 'oddball.' Astronomers first spotted the moons in the spring... 4 days
The depths of the ocean and gut flora unravel the mystery of microbial genes
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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'
PHYS.ORG Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found—11 "normal" outer moons, and one that they're calling an "oddball." This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79—the most of... 4 days
Twelve new moons—including one ‘oddball’—discovered around Jupiter
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Mode changing and giant pulses found in a millisecond pulsar
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Scientists Prove Einstein Right Using the Most Elusive Particles in the Universe
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Gravity Assist Podcast: Exploring Mars, with Steve Squyres
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Nanocrystal links could lead to better electronics, scientists say
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Astronomers find a famous exoplanet's doppelgänger
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How to build efficient organic solar cells
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Antimatter plasma reveals secrets of deep space signals
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New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions
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Fermi Telescope: Studying the High-Energy Cosmos
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Scientists Prove Einstein Right Using the Most Elusive Particles in the Universe
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Researchers develop new solar sailing technology for NASA
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How to build efficient organic solar cells
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Universe’s Expansion Measured with Greatest Precision Yet
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Partial Solar Eclipse Spotted from Tasmania (Photo)
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New study again proves Einstein right: Most thorough test to date finds no Lorentz violation in high-energy neutrinos
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Juno Spots New Active Volcano on Jupiter Moon’s Io
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One of the densest clusters of galaxies in the universe is revealed
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Making solar hydrogen generation more efficient in microgravity
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Hubble Catches Enormous Cluster of Galaxies
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Four ways the electric system can better integrate microgrids
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Understanding the universe through neutrinos
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A Rare Cosmic Collision Might Let Scientists Calculate the Precise Age of the Universe
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