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August 13, 2022
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Space.com

Radioactive matter within the dwarf planet Ceres may help drive geological activity there, a new study finds. Advertisement. Skip advert. With a diameter of about 585 miles (940 kilometers), Ceres is by far the largest member of the asteroid belt …

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Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launched 46 more Starlink internet satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket Friday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, adding more broadband relay platforms to the polar-orbiting segment of the network. The 229- …

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Space.com

China’s space station recently gained a new module and with it a pair of huge, solar energy-capturing “wings” that can rotate as the outpost orbits the Earth. A new video from China’s human spaceflight agency, CMSA, shows the large solar arrays …

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CNET

This image captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 20, 2013, shows the bright light of a solar flare on the left side of the sun. NASA/SDO.

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Mashable

It’s not about to go supernova, experts say. But new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope are helping astronomers understand how red stars like Betelgeuse lose mass as they age — and what consequences follow such a significant eruption.

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Phys.Org

Researchers at Durham University concluded that if global greenhouse emissions remain high, the melting East Antarctica Ice Sheet (EAIS) could cause nearly half a meter of sea-level rise by 2100. Their analysis was published in the scientific journal …

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Futurity: Research News

Scientists have discovered how the feet of sauropod dinosaurs like Brontosaurus and Diplodocus supported their gigantic bodies on land. As reported in Science Advances, the research team used 3D modeling and engineering methods to digitally reconstruct …

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al.com

One of the year’s best meteor showers – the Perseids – is peaking, but there’s a big, bright object in the sky making prime views harder this year. It’s a full moon. “Sadly, this year’s Perseids peak will see the worst possible circumstances for …

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Haaretz

The James Webb Space Telescope is trying to capture the beginning point of the universe. That mission is liable to encounter a challenge that no technology can solve: What if there was no beginning?

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Utah Public Radio

At a recent Small Sat technical session at the Utah State University Logan campus James Spann, a space weather lead for NASA presented the Artemis program, NASA’s first deep space exploration system: the Orion spacecraft.

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