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July 16, 2022
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Space.com

The objective is to utilize innovative technologies so that Artemis moonwalkers can explore more of the lunar surface than ever before and forge the first long-term presence on the moon.

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Space.com

Twinkling like cosmic lighthouses on a shore 13 billion light-years from Earth, quasars are some of the oldest, brightest relics of the early universe that astronomers can detect today. Short for ” …

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CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. (CNN) If you have ever watched “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the film has an unexpected cosmic cameo. A group of angels listening for prayers …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launched a Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station in a fiery twilight departure Thursday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, hauling a $118 million climate instrument, fresh food, experiments, and other supplies for the lab’s …

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Livescience.com

An asteroid the size of a 50-story skyscraper will zoom past Earth Sunday (July 17), making its closest approach to our planet in nearly 100 years. The meaty space rock, dubbed 2022 KY4, will safely miss Earth by about 3.8 million miles (6.1 million …

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Space.com

Gaia scientists are agog after finding out that the star-spotting spacecraft can double as a planet-hunter. In a mission first, the long-time star surveyor spotted two Jupiter-size planets in a remote spot of the galaxy. The find was confirmed with the …

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

The scientists have demonstrated that the enhanced system is capable of imaging nanoscale defects over six hours in a micrometer-sized, two-dimensional tungsten disulfide film – a material commonly used in optoelectronic devices. The enhanced …

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The Washington Post

These galaxies collectively create a powerful gravitational warp in space that acts as a lens, magnifying and distorting more distant objects. That results in funhouse-mirror galaxies like the one on the upper right of the image that NASA astronomer Jane …

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Universe Today

Last, there’s the issue of low gravity, which is especially pressing for long-term missions and habitats beyond Earth. If humanity’s future truly lies in space, we must devise solutions to this issue in advance.

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The Verge

The James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, may be known for its ability to peer into some of the deepest recesses of the Universe, but scientists will also be using the telescope to study our own cosmic neighborhood in greater detail.

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