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September 30, 2021

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Spaceflight Now

A ship carrying the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope left a port in Southern California last weekend to begin a nearly two-week journey to Kourou, French …

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NPR

NASA does not plan to rename its new $10 billion technological marvel, the James Webb Space Telescope, despite concerns that its namesake, former NASA …

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CNN

The Lasker Awards and Breakthrough Prizes (the latter founded by founded by Sergey Brin, Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg), often seen as precursors to a …

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CNET

Far out in Jupiter’s orbit lie the Trojan asteroids — fossils from the rock collection that spawned the giant planets over 4 billion years ago. These hovering …

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EarthSky

Skywatchers observed the giant swirling storm sporadically between 1831 and 1879. Then regular observations began, and astronomers did their best to monitor it …

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Phys.Org

When it comes to directly imaging Earth-like exoplanets orbiting faraway stars, seeing isn’t always believing. A new Cornell study finds that …

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The Weather Channel

The US space agency NASA has said that it will halt commanding its Mars missions for the next few weeks as Earth and the Red Planet are on opposite sides of …

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Livescience.com

The thinning of an icy “glue” that holds fractured ice together may drive ice shelf collapse in Antarctica, according to a new study.

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Cornell Chronicle

Artistic rendering of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, currently under development by NASA, which will be used in the search for distant planets beyond …

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Patch.com

WASHINGTON — Meteor showers return to the skies over the Pacific Northwest in October with the Draconids and the Orionids. You may hear a lot of buzz about …

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