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July 25, 2022
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Space.com

“We found that the Galilean moons of Jupiter, one of which is the largest moon in our solar system [Ganymede], would very quickly destroy any large rings that might form,” Kane said. “Massive planets form massive moons, which prevents them from having …

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CNET

“That very first Hubble deep field image was revolutionary,” said Morgan Van Arsdall, systems and deputy program manager for the Hubble Space Telescope at Lockheed Martin. “To look at a ‘dark’ sliver of the sky and see so many stars and galaxies really …

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Space.com

China’s Tianwen 1 Mars orbiter has returned a stunning image of the Martian moon Phobos to mark the second anniversary of the mission’s launch. Tianwen 1 captured the photo with its high-resolution camera, the same instrument used to image the landing …

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The New York Times

Instead of there being only one sovereign “tyrant lizard king,” their paper made the case for a royal family of supersized predators. Joining the king in the genus Tyrannosaurus would be the bulkier and older emperor, T. imperator, and the slimmer queen, T …

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CNN

This research suggested that T. rex should have two sibling species — a more slender Tyrannosaurus regina (tyrant lizard queen) and the stouter and toothier Tyrannosaurus imperator (tyrant lizard emperor).

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CNET

NASA astronaut holding the pale yellow honey, mint green queen and baby blue bumble cube. Astronaut Shane Kimbrough poses aboard the ISS with the Astrobee robotic free-flyers: Honey, Queen and Bumble.

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The Verge

The two largest asteroid finders at the moment are the Pan-STARRS observatory out of Hawaii and the Catalina Sky Survey, which operates multiple telescopes out of Arizona. For the last decade, these two programs have been the premier hunters of near-Earth …

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NPR

“A starfield is speckled across the image. They range from small, faint points of light to larger, closer, brighter and more fully resolved stars with eight-point diffraction spikes. The upper-right portion of the image has wispy, translucent, …

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Reuters

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) – T. rex still reigns as the king of dinosaurs, according to scientists who on Monday argued against a contentious hypothesis advanced this year that the mighty meat-eater Tyrannosaurus should be recognized as three …

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CNET

This last week of July marks the beginning of the most active and exciting period of the year for meteor fans. The most photogenic meteor shower on the calendar is now active, along with the respected Southern Delta Aquariids and the lesser-known Alpha …

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