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August 12, 2022
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Space.com

NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission is poised to launch a new era of U.S. lunar exploration this month. You can learn the science behind the flight (and watch its towering rocket head to the launch pad) in a series of webcasts next week.

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Space.com

Their new findings link shockwaves and wreckage created by dying stars to natural high-energy proton accelerators in space, which are dubbed PeVatrons. These intriguing cosmic accelerators — which receive their name from their ability to boost …

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Space.com

New research highlights a troubling problem with concepts of a cyclical universe that experiences infinitely alternating periods of rapid expansion and contraction, known as ‘bouncing universe’ models. These bouncing universe models suggest the …

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Space.com

supermoon while it was setting behind the St. Peter’s Dome and Basilica in Rome, Italy,” Masi wrote in a statement. (You can see the picture just above.).

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CNN

(CNN) The red supergiant Betelgeuse, a colossal star in the Orion constellation, experienced a massive stellar eruption — the likes of which have never been seen before, according to astronomers. Betelgeuse …

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Space.com

To name an exoplanet and its star, entrants need to form a team that brings together some combination of students and teachers, astronomy enthusiasts, amateur astronomers and professional astronomers. Teams should choose a target system, …

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EarthSky

Analyzing data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and several other observatories, astronomers have concluded that the bright red supergiant star Betelgeuse quite literally blew its top in 2019. Betelgeuse lost a substantial part of its visible surface and …

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EarthSky

Giant meteorite impacts: View of Earth from space focused on Australia. A new study boosts the claim that giant meteorite impacts created Earth’s continents billions of years ago. Western Australia was the site of the study, in a place known to be an old …

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USA TODAY

More than 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, according to NASA, and this week astronomers announced they may have discovered the youngest one so far. Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile report in …

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Phys.Org

Over the last 25 years, astronomers have found thousands of exoplanets around stars in our galaxy, but more than 99% of them orbit smaller stars—from red dwarfs to stars slightly more massive than our sun, which is considered an average-sized star.

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