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June 3, 2014 – Astronomers Puzzled Over Massive Far Off Rocky Planet.

June 3, 2014 – Astronomers Confounded By Massive Rocky World: Astronomers have discovered a rocky planet that weighs 17 times as much as Earth and is more than twice as large in size. This discovery has planet formation theorists challenged … Continue reading

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The Surface of the Asteroid Vesta in Color.

December 18, 2013 – The Surface of the Asteroid Vesta in Color: This colorful composite image from NASA’s Dawn mission shows the flow of material inside and outside a crater called Aelia on the giant asteroid Vesta. The area is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mars Curiosity Rover – One Today.

August 6, 2013 – Mars Curiosity Rover Turns One Today: Curiosity Sol 343 (Day) Vista with ‘Twin Cairns’ on Route to Mount Sharp. The scene above combines seven images from the telephoto-lens camera on the right side of the Mast Camera … Continue reading

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NASA’s NuSTAR Helps Solve Riddle of Black Hole Spin

February 28, 2013 – NASA’s NuSTAR Helps Solve Riddle of Black Hole Spin: Two X-ray space observatories have teamed up to measure definitively, for the first time, the spin rate of a black hole with a mass 2 million times … Continue reading

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Tiny Planet System.

February 22, 2013 – NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Tiny Planet System: NASA‘s Kepler mission scientists have discovered a new planetary system that is home to the smallest planet yet found around a star similar to our sun. The planets are … Continue reading

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NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars.

February 8, 2013 – NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars: Above, is an artist’s impression of two young binary stars that may be the source of mysterious clock-like bursts of light from an object called LRLL 54361 that … Continue reading

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