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July 10, 2022
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Space.com

The strawberry supermoon rises behind the Artemis 1 moon rocket on June 14, 2022. A supermoon eclipse captured in Wildwood, Florida. (Image credit: Getty).

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Space.com

The official time of closest approach will be 11:09 p.m. EDT (0309 GMT July 14), when the comet will be 1.8 astronomical units from the center of our planet, according to data from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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The New York Times

On Tuesday morning, NASA will show off the first pictures and data from the new James Webb Space Telescope. That will bring to an end some 30 years and $10 billion of planning, building, testing and innovating, followed by 6 months of terror, …

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CNET

But Webb is safe and sound and it has cast its powerful eye across the universe — and NASA is ready to show off the fruits of its labour. On July 12, NASA will release the first full-fledged images taken by the gold-plated, exoplanet-hunting, stardust- …

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USA TODAY

The question for scientists is basic, says Kevin Lesko, a physicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. “What is this great place I live in? Right now, 95% of it is a mystery.”.

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CBS News

After six months of tests and checkout, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is finally ready to open a new window on the universe, capturing the faint light of the first stars and galaxies, probing the mysteries of black holes and studying the …

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EarthSky

Scientists in Europe said on July 5, 2022 that they’ve discovered the fastest-known star orbiting a black hole. And not just any black hole … it’s orbiting Sagittarius A*, the giant black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.

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Space.com

The ATLAS instrument at the Large Hadron Collider. The ATLAS instrument at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has detected millions of Higgs boson particles. (Image credit: CERN/Claudia …

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Mashable

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft had a mission in 2020: fly to Bennu, an asteroid about 200 million miles from earth, land briefly, collect a small sample, and return home. But its mission was thwarted, not by any Space Force situation or black hole …

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CNET

The Gemini South Telescope delivered this view of the western wall of the Carina Nebula. International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA. NASA, along with …

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