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April 22, 2022

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launched 53 more Starlink satellites Thursday from Cape Canaveral, growing the company’s commercial internet network while ground teams seek to increase the already-blistering pace of Falcon 9 rocket missions. A Falcon 9 took off at 1:51:40 p.m. …

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BBC News

A hundred metres underground at the heart of the LHC: I’m shown around a ”majestic cathedral to science”. Deep underground amidst the Alps, scientists are barely able to contain their excitement. They whisper about discoveries that would radically …

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Space.com

The quarter-phase moon points to a stunning set of planets low in the sky: Saturn, Mars, Venus and Jupiter. Conjunctions are happily, common in the night sky. Here is a past one: Jupiter (left) and Saturn (right) are seen after sunset above Jordan Lake …

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Space.com

Out of the billions of people on Earth, only a few hundred have ventured out past the bounds of our atmosphere into space. Iconic Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder recently reflected on this “incredibly rare” perspective to see Earth from space in a call …

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Livescience.com

If you see a news headline about exotic new subatomic particles, the chances are the discovery was made at CERN. A recent example occurred in January 2022, when CERN scientists announced “evidence of X particles in the quark-gluon plasma produced in the …

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EarthSky

Earth images: Black and white photo, lunar surface in foreground and crescent Earth above NASA’s Lunar Orbiter 1 took the first Earth image as seen from the vicinity of the moon in 1966. Forty-two years later, NASA released this much higher resolution …

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Space.com

In a survey of 108 galaxies, Chandra identified 29 that possessed strong X-ray signatures emanating from nuclear star clusters, which are densely populated clusters at the center of many smaller and midsize galaxies. Black holes generate X-rays when they …

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WIRED

Increasingly journals have published research that’s free for anyone to read, and scientists have shared their data among each other. The open science movement has also entailed the rise of preprint servers: repositories where scientists can post …

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CNN

Deep underneath the Alps, on the Swiss-French border, something significant just happened in the world of physics. The Large Hadron Collider, Earth’s most powerful particle accelerator, was restarted on Friday morning after a three-year hiatus for …

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EarthSky

The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Crew-4 astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) has been postponed from Saturday, April 23, 2022, to no earlier than Tuesday, April 26. According to NASA, the decision was made based on the …

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