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July 23, 2022
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Space.com

The James Webb Space Telescope’s spectacular image of the deep infrared universe has uncovered 42 new, lensed images of galaxies and revealed in unprecedented depth the shape of the lens, which may eventually help us to see the very first galaxies.

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CNET

Somewhere in the depths of our universe, a stellar ballet is underway. Against the dark curtain of space, three enormous, glittering stars are locked in a dance by their own gravitational forces and aglow in their shared luminescence.

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NPR

If you need an excuse to head to brunch this weekend, allow yourself to consider the possibility that your French toast may cause you to expand scientific discovery and research. Earlier this month, an observant patron at a restaurant in southwest …

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Mashable

“It’s the first evidence that dogs are capable of some kind of abstract conceptualization,” Allison Scagel, one of the study’s authors and a Ph.D. student at the University at Buffalo when she conducted the research, told Mashable.

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BBC News

Images from space, including some stunning pictures from Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope will be beamed on to its 249ft (76m) dish. “We’ll use that dish as a …

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Q13 FOX (Seattle)

The Perseid meteors are pieces of the comet Swift-Tuttle. When Earth passes the comet each summer, debris from Swift-Tuttle creates the shooting stars we see in the sky. According to NASA, there is no chance our planet will soon run into the comet.

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Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Friday broke its record for the number of rockets launched in a calendar year, topping last year’s slate of 31 missions amid a whirlwind campaign to launch its own internet satellites into orbit.

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Spaceflight Now

Test-firings on the launch pad were once a customary part of every SpaceX launch campaign, but the company is phasing out the static fire tests for most missions as the Falcon 9 launch cadence has ramped up to an average of one flight per week.

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CNET

That means keeping track of not just where the samples came from in the Jezero Crater, but also their original orientation in the host rock. To do that, the rover is engaging in a little physical graffiti on the red planet.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mega-ripples are distinct wind-driven formations that occur on the surface of Earth and Mars, often with sizes between that of smaller ripples and larger dunes. Based on their shapes and examples of fractured crests in some areas, mega-ripples are …

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