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July 12, 2022
NEWS

The New York Times

But on Tuesday, NASA and its partner space agencies are serving up a full meal. Starting in the late morning, the agency will reveal a series of images from the largest and most powerful space observatory ever launched.

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Space.com

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is scouting for landing sites that could one day be used by spacecraft that will fly the rover’s many Martian rock samples back to Earth. Perseverance has been exploring Mars’ Jezero Crater since it landed in February …

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Space.com

A new European rocket will make its debut Wednesday morning (July 13), and you can watch the action live. Vega C, a medium-lift rocket operated by French company Arianespace, is scheduled to lift off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on …

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CNN

The James Webb Space Telescope’s first deep field view was shared on Monday. The image shows SMACS 0723, where a massive group of galaxy clusters act as a magnifying glass for the objects behind them, including faint, distant galaxies.

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Space.com

The finding may reveal clues about how these supermassive black holes form. Located at the center of quasar H1821+643, some 3.4 billion light-years from Earth, this supermassive black hole is between 3 billion and 30 billion solar masses, making it one of …

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CNN

The clearest views of July’s full moon in the US will be on the West Coast, in the Great Plains and the Midwest, CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray said. A cold front will move into the southeastern US on July 12 and 13, potentially causing thunderstorms and …

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Space.com

The birthplace of the oldest known Martian meteorite may have been pinpointed on the Red Planet. The findings may reveal clues about the origins of Mars, Earth and the solar system’s other terrestrial planets. In a new study, scientists analyzed the …

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The Washington Post

July’s full moon is special. Not only is it a supermoon — which appears larger than a “regular” full moon — but it is the biggest and brightest full moon of 2022. The increased size and brightness occur because its orbit is closer to Earth than any …

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CNET

Scientists taught a deep learning system to learn intuitive physics the same way human babies do. Why it matters. This mechanism could be key in bridging the gap between humans and AI, as well as inform future psychology studies about cognition.

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CNET

Webb is set to wow as the rest of the first images from NASA’s next-gen space telescope are unveiled. Monisha Ravisetti headshot. Jackson Ryan …

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