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NASA, Palo Alto satellite company team up to explore unique asteroid – The Mercury News

The Mercury News NASA, Palo Alto satellite company team up to explore unique asteroidThe Mercury News“We’ve looked at rocky planets, gas giants, icy planets, rocky asteroids, comets — but never anything like this,” said Jim Bell, a professor of planetary science at Arizona State University, where a team of scientists is leading the Psyche mission … … Read entire article »

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Why Did the House Science Committee Overlook NASA's Former Chief Scientist? – The Atlantic

The Atlantic Why Did the House Science Committee Overlook NASA’s Former Chief Scientist?The AtlanticPreviously, she spent 13 years as a planetary–geology professor and worked in the private sector as a research scientist. Before that, she spent a decade at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Stofan is the only witness to have worked at NASA since the 1980s.and more » … Read entire article »

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Data on 2 distant asteroids tease possibility of massive planet – SpaceFlight Insider

SpaceFlight Insider Data on 2 distant asteroids tease possibility of massive planetSpaceFlight InsiderUsing the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS in Spain, for the first time, the dynamical properties of asteroids 2004 VN112 and 2013 RF98 were observed spectroscopically. The data suggest a possible common origin and gives a clue to the possible existence of a …Planet Nine breakthrough as study backs hidden planetThe Marshalltownall 2 news articles » … Read entire article »

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Blog – Lifeboat Foundation (blog)

Lifeboat Foundation (blog) BlogLifeboat Foundation (blog)Supersymmetry is an extension to the Standard Model of particles and forces that nicely addresses lingering questions about the stability of the mass of the Higgs boson, the unification of the forces, and the particle nature of dark matter. In fact … … Read entire article »

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Celebrate Supernova 1987A's 30th birthday with a stellar image set – Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy Magazine Celebrate Supernova 1987A’s 30th birthday with a stellar image setAstronomy MagazineDubbed SN 1987A, this event occurred a mere 166,000 light-years away and provided astronomers with unparalleled insight into the end stages of massive stars. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of this event, NASA is releasing new images and …The dawn of a new era for Supernova 1987AAstronomy Now OnlineHubble Snaps 30th Anniversary Image of SN 1987A RemnantSci-News.comHappy 30th Birthday, Supernova 1987ASky & TelescopeThe Wire –Space Ref (press release) –NASAall 25 news articles » … Read entire article »

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The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact … – New Scientist

New Scientist The greatest danger asteroids pose to us is not from the impact …New ScientistWind kills. The most casualties from an asteroid impact won’t come from the impact itself. The wind, pressure and heat caused by the crash are far more …We Were Wrong About How the Asteroid Apocalypse Will Go DownGizmodoall 2 news articles » … Read entire article »

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Superconducting Super Collider | Inside Science – Inside Science News Service

Superconducting Super Collider | Inside ScienceInside Science News Service(Inside Science) — “In October 1993 the U.S. Congress terminated the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) with an estimated price tag that went above 10 …and more » … Read entire article »

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Superconducting Super Collider – Inside Science News Service

Superconducting Super ColliderInside Science News ServiceThe SSC was designed to do a pretty wide range of physics goals, but at the very core of it was to find the Higgs boson. Ever since, this project has been referred to as ‘water shed’ in the history of science, in the history of physics especially, and …and more » … Read entire article »

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Bad Astronomy | Astronomers discover a new satellite for the Milky … – Blastr

Bad Astronomy | Astronomers discover a new satellite for the Milky …BlastrAstronomers have discovered a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way, dubbed Virgo I, that’s very small, faint, and far away. The discovery implies that hundreds more …and more » … Read entire article »

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Astronomers discover a new satellite for the Milky Way – Blastr

Blastr Astronomers discover a new satellite for the Milky WayBlastrAstronomers aimed it at five separate regions of the sky, covering a total of 100 square degrees (that’s a lot). They mapped where all the objects were in the fields, separated stars from distant background galaxies (stars are point sources, whereas …and more » … Read entire article »

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