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November 29, 2021

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Space.com

“Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky.” How do you make a diamond more precious than it already is? Like the nursery rhyme says, fly it high. The Space Collective, a space memorabilia dealer that has previously launched clothing labels …

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Space.com

The newly announced exoplanet belongs to a category scientists refer to as “hot Jupiters.” These worlds are built more or less like our solar system’s behemoth, but orbit much closer to their stars, hence the nickname.

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Space.com

Since the first gravitational wave detection in 2015, scientists have observed gravitational waves, working to understand their origins and the colliding bodies that may have created them.

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CNN

A C-shaped parent xenobot organism beside its “offspring” — stem cells that have been compressed into a ball. Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter …

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Space.com

In a major milestone in particle physics, researchers in a new study report observing six neutrino interactions during an experiment at the LHC. Neutrinos are subatomic particles that have a very small mass like an electron but have …

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Phys.Org

Today’s quantum computers are complicated to build, difficult to scale up, and require temperatures colder than interstellar space to operate. These challenges have led researchers to explore the possibility of building quantum computers that work …

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U.S. News & World Report

Myocarditis has also been linked in some young people to the COVID vaccine. But the odds are far greater that this inflammation of the heart muscle will occur in those who get COVID infection itself, experts said.

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Phys.Org

Now is the time to start tracking Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, as it starts its dawn dive sunward. The days following New Year’s 2021 saw a comet discovery with potential. On the night of January 3, exactly one year to the day prior to perihelion, …

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Space.com

Skywatchers and bird watchers alike will likely fawn over these Vanguard high-quality 8X binoculars on sale for Cyber Monday. While binoculars won’t get you super-close views of the sky like the best telescopes, they’re excellent for the price.

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Phys.Org

SSTC Director, John Curtin Distinguished Professor Phil Bland said the Earth was very water-rich compared to other rocky planets in the Solar System, with oceans covering more than 70 percent of its surface, and scientists had long puzzled over the exact …

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