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NASA Captured Stunning New Images of the Interstellar Comet in Our Solar System

Unlike ʻOumuamua, the first interstellar object ever detected, comet 2I/Borisov is radiant and gassy.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
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How to Watch the First Spacewalk With All Women on Friday

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will conduct the historic spacewalk after the event was initially cancelled in March.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
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Earth-Like Planets May Be Common Outside Our Solar System, Scientists Discover

After studying the remains of exoplanets that crashed into dead stars, scientists think that rocky planets similar to Earth and Mars are likely common outside of our solar system.
Becky Ferreira
2 days ago
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Scientists Are Chasing an Ancient Signal That Could Explain the Modern Universe

The faint, 12-billion-year-old signal would lead scientists to the very first stars and illuminate the origins of the modern universe, dark matter, and, well, everything.
Becky Ferreira
10.12.19
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This Global Map Shows You How Nature Benefits You Directly

The map displays how people all over the world receive benefits from the environment, and who is most likely to lose them due to land use issues and the climate crisis.
Becky Ferreira
10.11.19
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Watch Genius Pigs Use Tools in a Scientific First

We already knew pigs are pretty smart, and now scientists have observed our porcine friends using tools for the first time.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.19
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A Mysterious 'Fireball' Was Spotted In Chile and Nobody Knows What It Was

A meteor? Space junk? Nobody knows, but officials investigated whether the mysterious object, or objects, started several fires.
Becky Ferreira
10.7.19
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NASA Mic'd Up Mars and Uploaded It to Soundcloud

Listen to the sounds of wind, marsquakes, and instruments on the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
10.5.19
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A Nearby Cannibal Galaxy Is Going to Eat the Milky Way, Scientists Say

If Earth still hosts life in four billion years, whatever exists will be treated to the most spectacular night skies in the planet's history.
Becky Ferreira
10.3.19
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Scientists Engineered Bacteria to Produce Huge Amounts of Psilocybin

The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.
Becky Ferreira
10.1.19
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Our Solar System Might Have a Black Hole From the Dawn of the Universe

This alternate explanation for 'Planet Nine,' proposed by scientists in a new paper, poses some fundamental questions like: Should we visit it?
Becky Ferreira
9.30.19
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Three Supermassive Black Holes Are on a Crash Course, NASA Says

“This is the strongest evidence yet found for such a triple system of actively feeding supermassive black holes.”
Becky Ferreira
9.27.19
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