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August 23, 2021

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Space.com

Vande Hei and crewmate Akihiko Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) were scheduled to venture outside the station on Tuesday (Aug. 24) to …

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Space.com

The space rock, known as 2021 PH27, completes one lap around our star every 113 Earth days, its discoverers determined. That’s the shortest orbital period of …

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Phys.Org

Led by the laboratory of Jose Andrade, the George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, the team studied the digging habits of ants and …

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CNN

(CNN) A Comet that intrigued astronomers with its first appearance in our sky at the very end of 2019, but it disintegrated into 30 tiny ice shards months later …

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Phys.Org

On August 28, a SpaceX rocket will blast off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying supplies bound for the International Space Station.

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Phys.Org

One of the biggest questions in evolution is when and how major groups of animals first evolved. The rise of tetrapods (all limbed vertebrates) from their …

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BBC News

Scientists believe almost every large galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its heart. Except nobody knows how they got there. This is where galaxy UCG 11700 …

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Phys.Org

But what if these interstellar visitors—comets, meteors, asteroids and other debris from beyond our solar system—are more common than we think? In a new study …

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Space.com

As dust spreads through the Martian atmosphere, it pushes water vapor high into the reddish sky, where ultraviolet rays break its molecules apart.

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Phys.Org

That’s according to a Duke University-led study of the chewing mechanics of an ancient human relative called Homo floresiensis, which inhabited the Indonesian …

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