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July 18, 2022
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Space.com

A European satellite that has been scrambling to escape premature death in Earth’s atmosphere due to bad space weather has narrowly avoided a collision with a random piece of space junk. The satellite, part of …

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Space.com

The challenge of discovering what astronomers call dormant black holes comes from the fact that these objects are not actively feeding on matter like gas, dust or stellar material stripped from a companion star. With no feeding, these black holes don’t …

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Space.com

These first six strikes met pre-launch expectations of rate as they came in at a rate of once per month, the report stated. Moreover, some of the resulting deformations are correctable through mirror realignments.

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EarthSky

Artist’s concept of an ocean planet not unlike our Earth, but with 2 moons. A new study suggests that land on exoplanets – both its location and its amount – profoundly affects habitability. Image via Wikipedia/ Lucianomendez/ Royal Astronomical …

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CNN

This composite image shows the Tarantula Nebula. The unique weblike structure of the gas clouds led astronomers to the nebula’s spidery nickname. Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science …

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Space.com

China knows which asteroid it will target to test planetary defense techniques in the 2020s. The China National Space Administration plans to work at potentially hazardous asteroid 2020 PN1 in a mission now due to launch in 2026, according to a Space …

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CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. (CNN) The James Webb Space Telescope’s first stunning images of the distant universe have been followed up …

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Phys.Org

Among the many functions performed by skeletal muscles, an important one is maintaining our posture. If it weren’t for these muscles, Earth’s gravitational pull may make it difficult for us to stand and walk around. The group of muscles—mostly present …

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MIT News

However, the vast majority of those mapping studies have been done in English speakers as they listened to or read English texts. MIT neuroscientists have now performed brain imaging studies of speakers of 45 different languages. The …

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The Verge

Standing for Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, VIPER is a big component of NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to send humans back to the Moon. The robotic rover is, in essence, a prospector. Equipped …

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