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September 15, 2022
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Space.com

The European sun-observing Solar Orbiter spacecraft doubles up as a Venus explorer, providing the most detailed measurements of the scorched planet’s magnetic field to date. The data might help reveal how the solar wind changes the planet’s thick …

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Space.com

NASA’s Perseverance rover has spotted a phenomenon scientists had lost hope of ever seeing on Mars. On Earth, when conditions are just right, ice crystals in the atmosphere can warp sunlight to create the appearance of a bright spot on either side of …

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Space.com

On Wednesday (Sept. 14), the moon will pass in front of Uranus in an event called a lunar occultation that will be visible from parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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BBC News

“Despite excellent efforts by many researchers, these climate models’ predictions of when we’ll see the first fully ice-free Arctic Ocean in summer – they vary by 30-plus years,” Dr Jack Landy, from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, told BBC News.

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EarthSky

Scientists at RMIT University said that lonsdaleite – rare, hexagonal diamonds – came from space. They said a collision between a dwarf planet and asteroid in the early solar system might have created these space diamonds.

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CNET

An artist’s illustration of the Microscope satellite in our planet’s orbit. CNES 2015. What’s happening. Scientists sent a satellite to space to test Einstein’s weak …

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artnet News

And see some of the stunningly detailed new imagery of our cosmos she and other researchers helped create. Sarah Cascone, September 15, 2022. Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) displays the Tarantula Nebula star-forming region. Courtesy of NASA, ESA, …

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Forbes

A surprising new study published in Science suggests that many more planets orbiting stars outside of our solar system contain water. However, that doesn’t mean most are ocean worlds like Earth and nor does it mean they could host life forms.

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The Weather Channel

If you have begun packing your bags for a mini getaway this weekend, you aren’t going to be the only one; a few distant neighbours from outer space seem to have the same plans for our planet. In the coming days, NASA has predicted five colossal …

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CNET

A panoramic view of the Jezero Delta on Mars shows rocky clicks and surface with a. This cropped view of the Perseverance rover’s Jezero Crater delta panorama offers just a hint at what the full image contains …

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