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June 29, 2022

NEWS

Space.com

SpaceX and NASA have set a new date for the already-delayed CRS-25 resupply mission that will send a robotic Dragon capsule to the International Space Station aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. NASA now says the robotic mission will launch no earlier than July …

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Space.com

“The team needs help sifting through that data on Zooniverse, marking the arches so that the scientists can more efficiently study where in the atmosphere they occur,” JPL officials wrote.

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Space.com

The study, by a team of astronomers from Northwestern University, simulated for the first time in detailed 3D the birth of black hole jets powered by collapsing stars. The simulation showed that as a massive star collapses, a black hole starts to form at …

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Space.com

A sungazing spacecraft captured the moon passing in front of the face of the sun Wednesday (June 29). NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught the solar eclipse in action from its unique vantage point in space, the only spot where this eclipse was …

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Phys.Org

Jet (in red) wobbles inside the collapsar before punching out into the photosphere. Credit: Ore Gottlieb/Northwestern University. A Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists has developed the first-ever full 3D simulation of an entire …

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Astronomy Magazine

Seismology — the study of quakes and seismic waves — lets us take “images” of the interiors of planets. NASA’s Viking landers brought the first seismometers to Mars in 1976, but they were plagued by noise, which rendered them largely ineffective.

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Livescience.com

High-energy eruptions of radiation from the sun’s atmosphere can sometimes launch blobs of plasma toward Earth. … Jump to: Solar flares in 2022; Origins; CMEs and proton storms; Effects on Earth …

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Space.com

NASA used the media event to discuss Webb’s forthcoming operational image release July 12 along with the range of science the observatory will conduct early in its tenure, including solar system objects, exoplanets, the early universe and a range of …

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Space.com

However, organic carbon can also come from non-living sources, such as meteorites and volcanic eruptions. While previous studies have detected organic carbon in smaller quantities in Martian rock samples, the new measurements provide insight into the total …

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Forbes

“It is very likely that megatooth sharks were at a higher trophic level than any other marine predator,” says co-author Zixuan Rao, a graduate student from The Sigman Laboratory at Princeton University. Led …

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