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{FD} The End Is Nigh for Cassini: Saturn Probe Enters Final 48 Hours

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PASADENA, Calif. Continue reading

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{FD} James Webb Space Telescope will hunt for signs of life in the solar system

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The soon-to-launch James Webb Space Telescope will turn its powerful eye on two of the solar system’s top candidates for hosting alien life: the icy moons Enceladus and Europa, the agency confirmed in a statement this month. Continue reading

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{FD} What’s powering auroras on Jupiter? NASA’s Juno probe finds puzzling clues

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What’s powering the powerful auroras at Jupiter’s poles? Continue reading

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{FD} Why did a meteor shower seem to vanish for decades? Scientists may finally know why

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The fate of a meteor shower that seemed to disappear after the 1950s may have been uncovered by a group of Japanese scientists. Continue reading

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{FD} Moon’s ‘tattoos’ mystery could be solved by a miniature lunar sky crane

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A novel mission concept from NASA would lower a small satellite toward the surface of the moon on a 112-mile-long (180 kilometers) tether. Continue reading

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{FD} The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 Is Happening Today

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One of the biggest astronomical events of the century is finally here: Today (Aug. Continue reading

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{FD} Can You Photograph the Solar Eclipse With Your Phone or Tablet?

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The total solar eclipse of 2017 is upon us, and many people are asking: Can I photograph the phenomenon with my cell phone or tablet? Continue reading

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{FD} During eclipses, astronomers try to reveal the secrets of the solar wind

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Shadia Habbal has been on a bit of a losing streak. Continue reading

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