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July 3, 2022
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Space.com

On Monday (July 4), Earth celebrates Independence Day by getting as far away from the sun as possible — reaching what astronomers call aphelion at 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT). At aphelion, Earth will be 94.51 million miles (152.1 million kilometers) away …

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Space.com

The goal will be to analyze the comets’ chemical compositions. Because comets are some of the most primitive bodies in the solar system, this information could reveal clues about the solar system’s early life.

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Space.com

Boteler spoke about the 1989 blackout as part of a June 8 panel presentation at a joint meeting of two groups within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board and the Space Studies Board.

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New York Post

“Our results suggest that amino acids are destroyed by cosmic rays in the Martian surface rocks and regolith at much faster rates than previously thought,” said Alexander Pavlov of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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The Hill

CAPSTONE, which is short for Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment, was launched by a company called Rocket Lab from a facility located in New Zealand. Rocket Lab has launched a number of small satellites …

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The Indian Express

For months, the asteroid dubbed “2021 QM1” was at the top of risk lists around the globe. As far as we knew, there was a real chance of the space rock impacting Earth on April 2, 2052. But after a series of scientifically impressive observations and …

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Livemint

What are solar flares? A solar flare is an intense burst of electromagnetic radiation generated in the sun’s atmosphere. They are the largest explosive events in our solar system and can last for minutes or hours …

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It probably doesn’t sound right on a hot summer day, but Earth is actually farthest from the Sun for the entire year about now — more than 94 million miles. Earth’s orbit around the Sun is a bit lopsided. The average distance to the Sun is about 93 …

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The Jerusalem Post

The studies described a new method of clustering types of minerals together or separating them into new species based on their origins. Twitter Email LinkedIn Whatsapp Facebook. Two new studies by researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science …

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BBC Science Focus Magazine

How strong is the Sun’s magnetic field? The most recent measurements have shown that typical magnetic fields just above the solar surface lie between two gauss and six gauss. By way of comparison, the Earth’s …

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