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TESS Mission Discovers Smallest Planet to Date
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a world between the sizes of Mars and Earth orbiting a bright, cool, nearby star. The planet,…
Three Distinct Brain Circuits Lead Us to Make Bad and Good Decisions
Compounds Discovered in Meteorites May Hold Clues to the Origin of Life
Researchers Discover Molecular Key to How Cancer Spreads
NASA Scientists Track the Future of Asia’s Glaciers
Saturn’s Moon Titan Might Be Encrusted With Alien Crystals
Hubble Space Telescope Views ‘Trillions of Stars’
First Detection of Polarized Radio Waves in Gamma Ray Burst Jets
Astronomers Confirm the Low Density of Kepler Exoplanets
Biologists Reveal Previously Unrecognized Immune Cell Behavior
What makes healthy cells change and become dysfunctional to the point of causing disease? In addition to a disruption in genes that regulate cells, there…
Astronomers Discover Cool Halo Gas Spinning Like Galactic Disks
A group of astronomers led by Crystal Martin and Stephanie Ho of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered a dizzying cosmic choreography among…
Physicists Develop New Tool for Identifying Phases of Matter
Even if you’re not a physicist, phases of matter … really matter. They’re the distinct physical forms taken on by all the “stuff” in the…
NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock Will Transform Space Exploration
What Is an Atomic Clock? The clock is ticking: A technology demonstration that could transform the way humans explore space is nearing its target launch…
Hubble Image of the Week – Irregular Galaxy IC 10
This image shows an irregular galaxy named IC 10, a member of the Local Group — a collection grouping of over 50 galaxies within our…
Moon Contains Clues to the Ancient Mysteries of the Sun
The Sun is why we’re here. It’s also why Martians or Venusians are not. When the Sun was just a baby four billion years ago,…
Martian Dust Storms Can Regenerate and Sustain Themselves
Dust is a critical component in the Martian atmosphere. It influences the atmosphere’s circulation by heating or cooling it and is in turn redistributed around…
New Class of ‘Cold Quasars’ Was Unknown Until Now
Astronomers have discovered a new class of “cold quasars” that could change our perception of how galaxies mature. The discovery was announced June 12 at…
Astronauts View an Aurora From the International Space Station
Aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped this image of an aurora, saying: “Years ago at the South Pole, I looked up…
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