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July 13, 2021

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Space.com

Images taken by the Ingenuity helicopter reveal details of the surface of Mars that can’t be seen with orbiting cameras. NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this image of tracks made by the Perseverance rover during its ninth flight, on July 5 2021.

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Space.com

Given the highly successful and ongoing flights of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter, engineers are turning their attention to future aerial craft for the Red Planet. One concept is the Mars Science Helicopter, advocated as a way to greatly expand the …

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Space.com

For centuries we thought we knew how gravity worked, thanks to Isaac Newton. Apples fell to the ground, and Earth stayed in orbit around the sun because of a gravitational pull between the objects. Yet Einstein saw it differently, suggesting that what we …

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Now, a pair of planetary scientists suggest explosive volcanic eruptions could also spew phosphine into the Venusian atmosphere. “We may be witnessing active volcanism on Venus,” study lead author Ngoc Truong, a planetary scientist at Cornell University in …

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Forbes

As seen from up close, the signs of not only life, but our intelligent, technologically advanced human civilization are unmistakable. Our planet contains continents, oceans, and partial cloud cover, as well as polar icecaps. As the seasons change, the continents …

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Space.com

This ocean appears to be in contact with the 1,940-mile-wide (3,100 kilometers) moon’s rocky core, making possible a range of complex chemical reactions. As a result, Europa is generally regarded as one of the solar system’s best bets to harbor alien life.

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Phys.Org

Terahertz pulse-driven amplitude mode oscillation of charge density wave order in transition metal dichalcogenide with a honeycomb lattice, 3R-TaSe2, that causes the emergence of a hidden insulating-like state. Credit: Yoshikawa et al.

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Phys.Org

The exoplanets reside around 130 light years away and orbit two known stars, TOI 2076 and TOI 1807, which can be found in the constellations of Boötes and Canes Venatici, respectively.

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Phys.Org

The discovery by theorists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) found that a magnetized plasma has 10 unique phases and the transitions between them might hold rich implications for practical development.

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Phys.Org

In the 1970s four spacecraft began their one-way trips out of our Solar System. As the first human-built objects to ever venture into interstellar space, NASA chose to place plaques on Pioneer 10 and 11 and golden records on Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft to …

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