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Earth Day 2019: These Amazing NASA Images Show Earth from Above  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions. more
Earth Day 2019: Here's 10 Amazing NASA Photos of Earth from Space  SPACE.COM · 8 hours
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions. more
Astronomers Find Second Galaxy with No Dark Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 13 hours
In 2018, a team of astronomers from the United States and Canada discovered that an ultra-diffuse galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2... more
NASA's Webb Space Telescope Will Capture a Galactic 'Jellyfish'  SPACE.COM · 16 hours
Astronomers aren't sure how this galaxy ended up with its long, gassy appendages, but NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope is going to investigate. more
Quantum-material-based proton-irradiation-immune electronics for space travel  nanowerk · 19 hours
Proton radiation damage is an important failure mechanism for electronic devices in near-Earth orbits and deep space. The future of space exploration depends crucially on the development of new electronic technologies that are immune to space... more
Hubble Observes Globular Cluster Messier 75  SCI-NEWS.COM · 21 hours
NASA has released an absolutely beautiful photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 75. Messier 75 lies in... more
Cosmic Crustacean Makes Great Birthday Card for Hubble's 29th Year (Image)  SPACE.COM · 3 days
On April 18, the European Space Agency released an image featuring the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's birthday coming up next... more
Hubble Celebrates Its 29th Anniversary with Stunning View of Southern Crab Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured this colorful look at the hourglass-shaped Southern... more
Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
This incredible image of the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula was taken to mark the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary in space.... more
Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
This incredible image of the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula was taken to mark the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary in space.... more
Astronomers Finally Spot Universe's First Molecule in Distant Nebula  SPACE.COM · 5 days
A flying observatory has pinpointed the first type of molecule that formed in the universe after the Big Bang. more
Happy Birthday Hubble!  ESA · 5 days
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 29th birthday with this incredible view of the Southern Crab Nebula more
Planck reveals link between active galaxies and their dark matter environment  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists have used the tiny distortions imprinted on the cosmic microwave background by the gravity of matter throughout the universe, recorded by ESA's Planck satellite, to... more
Research provides insights into molecular gas in the massive spiral galaxy NGC 5908  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a recently published research, which is part of a broader observational campaign focused on studying massive spiral galaxies, astronomers have investigated... more
First astrophysical detection of the first molecule that formed in the universe  nanowerk · 5 days
Operating the GREAT far-infrared spectrometer onboard the flying observatory SOFIA, an international research team reports the unambiguous detection of the helium hydride ion towards... more
NEOWISE Celebrates Five Years of Asteroid Data  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five... more
Meteoroid Strikes Eject Precious Water From Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Researchers from NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, report that streams of meteoroids striking the Moon... more
There's a Tiny, Bright Magnetar Photobombing Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Astronomers studying black hole SagA* have to deal with the weird, frustrating little star that lit up right between Earth and the black hole in 2013. more
Universe’s First Molecule Detected in Space for the First Time Ever  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Researchers just found evidence of the universe's very first molecule swirling around a dead star in a distant nebula. more
HD 21749c: TESS Discovers Its First Earth-Sized Exoplanet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-sized planet — HD 21749c. The newly-discovered planet orbits HD... more
Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan's Lakes  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's... more
Understanding the Egg Nebula  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
The Egg Nebula is a preplanetary nebula, created by a dying star in the process of becoming a planetary nebula. Planetary nebulas have nothing to do with planets... more
NASA's Cassini reveals surprises with Titan's lakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled... more
A 2014 meteor may have come from another solar system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
Scientists have identified a possible interstellar meteor, and think it could be one of millions that have visited Earth over the planet’s history. more
The First Known Interstellar Meteor May Have Hit Earth in 2014  SPACE.COM · 7 days
The first meteor to hit Earth from interstellar space — and the second observed interstellar visitor overall — may have just been discovered, a new study... more
NEOWISE celebrates five years of asteroid data  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five years of NEOWISE data have significantly advanced scientists' knowledge of asteroids and... more
Cassini reveals surprises with Titan's lakes  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
On its final flyby of Saturn's largest moon in 2017, NASA's Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that the small liquid lakes in Titan's northern hemisphere are surprisingly deep, perched atop hills and filled with methane. more
Travel Through Wormholes Is Possible, But Slow  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A Harvard physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible.... more
Image: the Egg Nebula  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Egg Nebula is a preplanetary nebula, created by a dying star in the process of becoming a planetary nebula. Planetary nebulas have nothing to do with planets – the name arose when 18th century astronomers spotted them in their... more
Stardust machine fabricates high quantities of complex nanoparticles  nanowerk · 1 week
At the heart of a new project is the 10 m-long Stardust machine, designed to mimic conditions in the outer atmospheres of red giant stars. In a series of five ultra-high-vacuum chambers,... more
Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible. But don't pack your bags for a trip to other side of the... more
Hubble Space Telescope Sees Messier 62  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA has released a stunning image snapped by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 62. Messier 62, also known as... more
Video: The making of the largest 3-D map of the universe  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
DESI, the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, will mobilize 5,000 swiveling robots – each one pointing a thin strand of fiber-optic cable – to gather the light... more
A stellar Easter egg  ESA · 1 week
Space Science Image of the Week: Unwrapping the Egg Nebula to reveal the late stages of a star's life more
Medical News Today: Nebulizers: What they are and how to use them  MNT · 1 week
Many people ask how, why, and when to use nebulizers, how to take care of them, and how they differ from inhalers. Read on... more
Jupiter's Atmosphere Heats up under Solar Wind  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
New Earth-based telescope observations show that auroras at Jupiter's poles are heating the planet's atmosphere to a greater depth than previously thought... more
Researchers observe formation of a magnetar 6.5 billion light years away  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A University of Arkansas researcher is part of a team of astronomers who have identified an outburst of X-ray emission from a galaxy approximately 6.5 billion... more
Doing up the deep dish  ESA · 2 weeks
ESA's 35-m deep space antenna in Malargüe, Argentina, has had a major refurbishment, getting it ready for the launch of Euclid in 2022 and able to... more
Hyten: Hypersonic missile defense satellites a job for the Space Development Agency  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Hyten agrees with SDA Director Fred Kennedy that DoD should rapidly develop a space sensor constellation in LEO. SpaceNews.com more
Ridding space of old satellites and debris  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
With constellations of thousands of telecommunication mini satellites expected to orbit Earth in the near future, the risk of space-debris collisions will grow. For Nobu Okada, it's an opportunity. more
The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87. more
Astronomers capture first image of a black hole  MIT · 2 weeks
ESO, ALMA, and APEX contribute to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of the galaxy Messier 87. more
With EGS, Air Force aims to run spaceflight software problems to ground  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
U.S. Air Force Space Command is finalizing a plan to revamp ground control systems for military satellite constellations. Current systems suffer from problems such... more
Peraton enhances OS/Comet telemetry, tracking and control  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Peraton is enhancing OS/Comet, the firm's telemetry, tracking and control platform, to address challenges and opportunities posed by massive constellations, cloud computing... more
Planet’s NGA contract extended for Earth imagery, automated data  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has exercised a $5.9 million contract option to acquire current and archival Earth imagery... more
Interstellar Objects Like 'Oumuamua Might Jump-Start Planet Formation  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Wandering objects like 'Oumuamua — the first interstellar body ever observed in our own solar system — likely help seed newborn planetary systems, a new study suggests. more
Hubble Looks at Brilliant Globular Cluster  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of the 8-billion-year-old globular cluster Messier 3. Messier 3 is located approximately 34,000... more
Self-driving Spacecraft Set for Planetary Defense Expedition  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Engineers designing ESA’s Hera planetary defense mission to the Didymos asteroid pair are developing advanced technology to let the spacecraft steer itself... more
VLA Makes First Direct Image of Key Feature of Powerful Radio Galaxies  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to make the first direct image of a dusty, doughnut-shaped feature... more
Relativity Signs Contract with Telesat for Launching LEO Constellation  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Small launch vehicle developer Relativity announced April 5 a contract with Telesat to launch a portion of that company’s low Earth orbit broadband satellite constellation. more
Amazon Planning 3,236-Satellite Constellation for Internet Connectivity  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Amazon is joining the list of companies planning a constellation of thousands of satellites for broadband internet connectivity. more
Gamma-ray blazars in the sky  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When the supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies accrete material, they can eject powerful jets of charged particles at speeds approaching that of light. These particles in turn emit radiation across the electromagnetic spectrum, from radio... more
Amazon planning 3,236-satellite constellation for internet connectivity  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
The internet shopping giant has asked international spectrum regulators to provide access to airwaves for a constellation of 3,236 satellites. SpaceNews.com more
Soyuz launch completes first-generation O3b constellation  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
European launch provider Arianespace completed SES’s first-generation O3b constellation April 4 with the Soyuz launch of four satellites. SpaceNews.com more
Four New Satellites Ride Into Space To Join Growing SES Constellation  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
An Arianespace Soyuz rocket is set to deploy four satellites into space today (April 4) after a successful launch from French Guiana. more
Eutelsat planning small LEO Internet of Things constellation  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Global satellite operator Eutelsat of Paris is buying additional small satellites for a planned Internet of Things network, having decided... more
VLA makes first direct image of key feature of powerful radio galaxies  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A dusty, doughnut-shaped feature long thought to be an essential part of the 'engines' at the cores of active galaxies is seen for the... more
Light pollution: The dark side of keeping the lights on  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Twenty five years ago, Los Angeles experienced a massive power blackout due to an earthquake. The entire city was thrust into darkness. The emergency call service, 911, was... more
Journey to the Big Bang through the lithium of a Milky Way star  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of Cambridge have detected lithium in a primitive star in... more
Giant molecular outflow detected from the quasar PDS 456  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, astronomers have detected a galaxy-wide molecular outflow from the quasar PDS 456. The findings are presented in a paper published March... more
SOFIA Captures Cosmic Light Show of Star Formation  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
When massive stars — many times larger than our Sun— are born, they shine hot and bright before eventually exploding... more
VLA makes first direct image of key feature of powerful radio galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers used the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to make the first direct image of a dusty, doughnut-shaped feature... more
ExoAnalytic, NorthStar E&S team up on space situational awareness  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
ExoAnalytic Solutions, a company that tracks satellites and space debris using ground-based telescopes, announced a partnership April 1... more
Researchers Find New Evidence of Deep Groundwater on Mars  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Research from the USC Arid Climate and Water Research Center suggests deep groundwater on Mars could still be... more
Astronomers take a closer look at a nearby dwarf active galactic nucleus  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An international team of astronomers has conducted optical and spectroscopic observations of the dwarf galaxy NGC 4395 that contains an active galactic nucleus (AGN).... more
Star formation in galactic centers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Stars form from the gas and dust in molecular clouds via a series of complex processes that are currently only partly understood, and the evolution of these clouds drives the evolution of the stellar populations in the universe.... more
Hubble spots flock of cosmic ducks  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
This star-studded image shows us a portion of Messier 11, an open star cluster in the southern constellation of Scutum (the Shield). Messier 11 is also known as the Wild Duck Cluster, as its brightest stars... more
Hubble spots flock of cosmic ducks  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
This star-studded image shows us a portion of Messier 11, an open star cluster in the southern constellation of Scutum (the Shield). Messier 11 is also known as the Wild Duck Cluster, as its brightest stars... more
4 things we’ll learn from the first closeup image of a black hole  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Scientists are gearing up to release the first image of the black hole at the center of the galaxy. Here’s what they... more
4 things we’ll learn from the first close-up image of a black hole  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Scientists are gearing up to release the first image of the black hole at the center of the galaxy. Here’s what they... more
How to use gravitational waves to measure the expansion of the universe  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On the morning of Aug. 17, 2017, after traveling for more than a hundred million years, the aftershocks from a massive collision in a... more
New evidence of deep groundwater on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In mid-2018, researchers supported by the Italian Space Agency detected the presence of a deep-water lake on Mars under its south polar ice caps. Now, researchers at the USC Arid Climate and Water Research... more
NASA's Orion Capsule Emergency Abort System Checks Its Attitude in Test  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
The Orion crew capsule needs a backup plan if, during the start of a trip to the moon or to deep space, there's a launch malfunction. more
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