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Hubble and Spitzer Identify the Atmosphere of Mid-Size Planet
Two NASA space telescopes have teamed up to identify, for the first time, the detailed chemical “fingerprint” of a planet between the sizes of Earth…
Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Mars Mission
Hubble Views Galaxy’s Biggest Ongoing Stellar Fireworks Show
Scientists Crack the Code of a Rare, Inherited Anemia
Chandra Views Spinning Black Holes Across Cosmic Sea
ALMA Discovers Earliest Example of Merging Galaxies
Paleontologists Discover A Bird Three Times Larger Than An Ostrich
Chemists Edge Closer to Using Ribosome to Create Designer Polymers
Hubble Views Rose-Like Bloom in Spiral Galaxy NGC 972
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
A prevailing theory in neuroscience holds that people make decisions based on integrated global calculations that occur within the frontal cortex of the brain. However,…
Compounds Discovered in Meteorites May Hold Clues to the Origin of Life
Cyanide and carbon monoxide are both deadly poisons to humans, but compounds containing iron, cyanide, and carbon monoxide discovered in carbon-rich meteorites by a team…
Researchers Discover Molecular Key to How Cancer Spreads
Yale researchers have discovered how metastasis, the spread of cancer cells throughout the body, is triggered on the molecular level, and have developed a tool…
NASA Scientists Track the Future of Asia’s Glaciers
Himalaya. Karakoram. Hindu Kush. The names of Asia’s high mountain ranges conjure up adventure to those living far away, but for more than a billion…
Saturn’s Moon Titan Might Be Encrusted With Alien Crystals
The frigid lakeshores of Saturn’s moon Titan might be encrusted with strange, unearthly minerals, according to new research being presented here. Scientists re-creating Titan-esque conditions…
Hubble Space Telescope Views ‘Trillions of Stars’
This Hubble Picture of the Week shows the spiral galaxy Messier 98, which is located about 45 million light-years away in the constellation of Coma…
First Detection of Polarized Radio Waves in Gamma Ray Burst Jets
Good fortune and cutting-edge scientific equipment have allowed scientists to observe a Gamma Ray Burst jet with a radio telescope and detect the polarisation of…
Astronomers Confirm the Low Density of Kepler Exoplanets
The Kepler mission and its extension, called K2, discovered thousands of exoplanets. It detected them using the transit technique, measuring the dip in light intensity…
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