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August 1, 2022
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Space.com

Mars and Uranus are night-sky neighbors at the moment, and you can get good views of their unusual meetup online tonight (Aug. 1). The two planets are close enough in the sky right now to be seen together through binoculars or a low-power telescope.

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Florida Today

The rocket is part of NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to put humans back on the moon sometime this decade. That starts with the uncrewed Artemis I mission and its plan to take an Orion capsule on a four-to-six-week journey to the moon and back.

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CNET

Scientists investigated the most distant dark matter halos ever studied by using gravitational lensing, a phenomena once predicted by Albert Einstein. Why it matters. What they found while observing these rings could affect a well-known model of …

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USA TODAY

Previously, scientists thought the plesiosaur only lived in saltwater environments, said Nick Longrich, a senior lecturer in the University of Bath’s life sciences department. Now that the fossils have been discovered in a freshwater environment …

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Phys.Org

The colliding cluster Abell 3266 as seen across the electromagnetic spectrum, using data from ASKAP and the ATCA (red/orange/yellow colours), XMM-Newton (blue) and the Dark Energy Survey (background map). Credit: Christopher Riseley (Università di …

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The Weather Channel

Scientists analysing data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft and computer modelling have discovered shaded locations within pits on the Moon that always hover around a comfortable about 17 Celsius, a temperature that is suitable …

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The Stanford Daily

July 31, 2022, 10:18 p.m.. The release of five historic photos taken by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured the …

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Phys.Org

The team then used the ultraviolet imaging telescope aboard AstroSat, which is India’s first multi-wavelength space telescope, to look for evidence of star formation activity. Prior efforts to observe star formation in dwarf galaxies …

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SatNews Publishers

The culprit turned out to be highly reactive atomic oxygen — individual atoms of oxygen at the fringes of the atmosphere, the result of standard oxygen molecules of the kind found just above the ground being broken apart by powerful ultraviolet …

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Treehugger

The reason? August’s full moon, rising on the 11th, will spoil all but the brightest shooting stars from the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. You’ll likely have greater success catching the Perseids …

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