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September 23, 2022
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Los Angeles Times

A professor emeritus at Caltech, Schmidt died Saturday at 92. Schmidt had only recently arrived at Caltech when he ascended in the observing cage of the great Palomar Mountain telescope to try to understand measurements radio astronomers …

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CNN

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are bright, powerful emissions of radio waves ranging from a fraction of a millisecond to a few milliseconds, each producing energy equivalent to the sun’s annual output. Recent …

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Space.com

The space agency continues to target Tuesday (Sept. 27) for the launch of Artemis 1 from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, even though a big storm is brewing in the Caribbean. That storm could intensify into a hurricane, and it may have the Space …

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CNN

The 70-minute launch window opens at 11:37 a.m. ET and the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft continue to sit on the launchpad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Concerns over the weather system forming in the Caribbean put the weather …

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Spaceflight Now

In this image by Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam), a smattering of hundreds of background galaxies, varying in size and shape, appear alongside the Neptune system. Credit: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI. Fresh images from the James Webb Space Telescope show …

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Scientific American

When dolphins swim through the ocean, it looks effortless. By whipping their tail up and down, the sleek marine mammals propel themselves forward in a seamless glide that could make any human swimmer jealous. But this up-down tail motion puts a lot of …

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Space.com

Astronomers have spotted a bright ‘hot spot’ swirling around the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*). The team behind the discovery …

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EurekAlert

image: Argonne Distinguished Fellow Esen Ercan Alp, right, and physicist and group leader Jiyong Zhao, left, at APS Beamline 3-ID-B, where scientists measured the composition of fragments of a near-Earth asteroid. view more.

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Phys.Org

Developed by a University of Michigan-led team of chemical and materials science engineers, the material controls the flow of infrared radiation and is stable at temperatures of 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit in air, a nearly twofold improvement over existing …

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Phys.Org

A team of space scientists affiliated with multiple institutions in the U.S., working with a colleague from Italy and another from France has used modeling to partially explain the resilience of cyclones circling Jupiter’s poles.

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