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The latest in a new generation of giant telescopes broke ground 

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The Giant Magellan scope - 80 feet in diameter - will be ten times as precise as Hubble

Planetary Bonanza Tonight: See All the Planets in One Night

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Take your own planetary tour and view Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, all on one night.

10 of the strangest exoplanets in the universe | Big Think

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While we're not finding too many "Earths", we sure are finding some strange planets

Observatories Team Up to Reveal Rare Double Asteroid

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You put your one asteroid in, you put your other asteroid in and you circle all about, you do the astro polky and turn yourself about, that's what it's all about!

Perseids Peak This Saturday & Sunday Evenings

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Viewing info for the Perseids.

Astronomers discover a nearby free-range planet with incredible magnetism 

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They should probably name this planet "Solo" - what else would you name a rogue with magnetism?

ESO’s New Adaptive Optics Makes Ground Telescopes Ignore the Earth’s Atmosphere

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'Shake shake shake, shake shake shake, shake your mirror, shake your mirror' (apologies to KC & the Sunshine Band)

The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the Century: Everything You Need...

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The century's longest lunar eclipse has people talking. We tell you why and reveal where you can watch it too. Source: The Longest Total Lunar...

In space, there really might be no place like home |...

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Great Filters may be responsible for our galactic "desert"

NASA Makes New Discovery With 22-Year-Old Galileo Data From Ganymede

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Ganymede has a magnetosphere, and it is doing unusual things.

NEOWISE Thermal Data Reveal Surface Properties of Over 100 Asteroids

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New Tricks with Old Data reveal far more about 122 asteroids than we've ever known.

NASA asks for Europa lander science experiments—and that’s a big deal

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A call for experiment packages may be just the political boost the Europa Lander mission needs.

Astronomers Just Found the Largest Known Neutron Star

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Eat your heart out Beowulf Shaeffer! This one is a giant!

ESA Release New Images of Mars Bathed In Icy light

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Mars as it has never been seen before.

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in space

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"If we had this monster sitting at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, it would appear 10 times brighter than a full moon. It would appear as an incredibly bright pin-point star that would almost wash out all of the stars in the sky."

Astronomers discover young exoplanet or brown dwarf around distant star

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Whether a Brown Dwarf or a Super Jupiter, this stellar companion is 540 million light years away, and astronomers can see it

Alien life in the multiverse? Dark energy studies say it’s more...

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Dark Matter does not appear to affect star or planet formation, no matter how much or little of it there may be in different universes.

Breakthrough Listen Launches Unprecedented Effort to Find Aliens – ExtremeTech

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Down Under team expands the concept of the Big Ear on the cosmos

‘Marsquakes’ Could Shake Up Planetary Science

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We're still holding out a faint hope that InSight will reveal that the canals have gone underground....

Alien Comets: Evidence of Exocomets

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exo-planets, exo-asteroids and now exo-comets. Still waiting for the exo-spaceship!

Hubble space telescope spots the farthest known star

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Hubble finds a star 9 BILLION light years from Earth

Artículos Populares de Marzo

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A March roundup, in which Amazing Stories is prominent, numerous reviews are written and film and fandom are discussed.

To Understand the Atmospheres of Distant Exoplanets, Look to Your Car...

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Programs that analyze car emissions can be used to analyze exoplanet atmospheres
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New AI Classifies the Chance of Life on Other Worlds –...

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Advanced Neural Networks are being trained to help identify possible life-supporting planets.

NASA may use swarms of robotic bees to study Mars

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Marsbees. Swarms of bee-sized robots may be used to expand out knowledge of Mars.

Scientists Found a Galaxy With Almost No Dark Matter. Here’s What...

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An odd 'see-thru' galaxy may help explain our understanding of dark matter
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Another Star May Have Skimmed the Solar System 70,000 Years Ago...

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70,000 years ago, the sky might have looked like Tattooine's

A Nearby Planet Thought to Host Life Was Just Blasted With...

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Will we find a lone monument, aka Clarke's The Star, when we finally get there?

NASA Finds a Large Amount of Water in an Exoplanet’s Atmosphere

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NASA continues to give us hope that life might exist in the atmospheres of gas giants.