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July 14, 2022
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New findings show that Earth-size planets may be even less likely to survive the violent conditions at the end of some stars’ lives than previously believed. This means that the first exoplanet discovered outside the solar system 30 years ago may be far …

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Webb’s purpose is to explore origins — of the universe, of galaxies, of stars and of life — and the five images released on July 12, 2022, make good on that promise.

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GREENBELT, Md. — It’s 9:30 a.m., and I’m in a crowded auditorium at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Suddenly I hear, “Go, Webb, go!” and look up to see a group of people on the stage, some holding sparkly golden pom-poms, others cardboard hexagons …

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“I’m excited for… seeing the first 400 million years of the universe. We’ve yet to see a single thing [showing] what it looked like back then, and we’re gonna get our first view of that with JWST,” Dan Coe, an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science …

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NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope spotted a sandstorm special. Skip advert. Advertisement. Sandy or (silicate-rich) clouds were confirmed in bizarre, gassy objects known as brown dwarfs, which are between the size of a planet and a star.

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EarthSky

View larger. | A portion of Yellowknife Bay in Gale Crater on Mars. Curiosity captured this view on February 14, 2013. Curiosity’s analysis of mudstone rock samples shows relatively high amount of organic carbon here. Image via NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ MSSS.

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NASA’s Mars helicopter is taking a break from its groundbreaking operations on the surface of the Red Planet. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, which manages Ingenuity’s mission, announced on …

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There are many years of science in store for JWST, and statements from some of the scientists working on Webb offer a glimpse into the groundbreaking work that is to come from the revolutionary telescope.

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Scientific American

The birds’ distinctive drumming and drilling had led researchers to hypothesize that the bone between woodpeckers’ beak and braincase must absorb shocks to protect their brain from concussions. But a new study suggests that their head and …

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Livescience.com

These frogs seemed to be completely healthy when they died, but researchers recently determined that the amphibians may have drowned during aggressive underwater sex. For the new study, scientists analyzed the remains of 168 …

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