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May 3, 2022

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Space.com

The Higgs boson; Dark matter; Dark energy; WIMPs; Axions; Ghost particles; Supersymmetry; Matter-antimatter problem; Mystery particles; The Standard Model. What …

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Space.com

It was a huge moment for Rocket Lab and its quest to make its Electron launch vehicle partially reusable. Rocket Lab just did something we’ve never seen before. Rocket Lab sent 34 satellites to orbit today (May 2) with its two-stage Electron launcher, …

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Space.com

NASA and Boeing are confident that the valve glitch that grounded Starliner for eight months has been fixed. Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft sits atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida ahead …

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Spaceflight Now

A camera on Rocket Lab’s recovery helicopter shows the Electron booster under its parachute following launch Monday. Credit: Rocket Lab. Rocket Lab used a helicopter to capture a spent Electron first stage booster and its parachute after launching …

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Space.com

“Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation,” NASA tweeted of the event. “Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however — when intense enough — they can disturb the atmosphere in …

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Space.com

It will be visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the eastern Pacific, the South Pacific and even Antarctica. The total lunar eclipse on Sept. 27, 2015, as seen from Washington, D.C. (Image credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani).

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CNN

The Eta Aquariids, named after the Aquarius constellation, derive from the debris of Halley’s Comet, the well-known comet that is visible from earth every 76 years, according to NASA. The last time the comet was spotted in our sky was in 1986, and it won’t …

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Phys.Org

The authors considered two single-celled eukaryotes (organisms whose cells contain a nucleus). The first, a species in the genus Colpidium, subsists on a diet of smaller microbes. The second, Paramecium bursaria …

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Phys.Org

Nearby black holes and their stellar companions form an astrophysical rogues’ gallery in this new NASA visualization. Stars born with more than about 20 times the sun’s mass end their lives as black holes. As the name implies, black holes don’t glow on …

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Phys.Org

In this image supplied by Rocket Lab, the Electron rocket blasts off for its “There And Back Again” mission from their launch pad on the Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. The California-based company regularly launches 18-meter …

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