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Congress Is Quietly Nudging NASA to Look for Aliens
In October 1992, astronomers kicked off an ambitious project years in the making. Two radio telescopes, one in Puerto Rico and the other in California, started scouring the ...
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The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System
Updated on April 16 at 4:19 p.m. ET For millennia, the only planets we knew of were the ones in our own solar system. That changed in October ...
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As Voyager 1 approached Jupiter in the 1970s, scientists expected the spacecraft to find a world not unlike our moon. Io, the innermost of Jupiter’s largest moons, is ...
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For the last few years, Chuck Hailey has had the center of the Milky Way hanging in his office at Columbia University. The picture, pinned above his desk, ...
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What Happens When a Space Station Falls Out of the Sky
Sometime this weekend, an abandoned Chinese space station the size of a school bus will plummet back to Earth and mostly disintegrate in the atmosphere. Whatever chunks survive ...
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Why Is NASA’s Space Telescope Running a Year Behind?
For the world’s most powerful space telescope, the finish line keeps getting further and further away. The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the ...
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Why Did Elon Musk Delete His Facebook Pages?
This week’s revelations about a British political consultancy’s use of data from 50 million Facebook users for potentially shady purposes has prompted many people to declare they will ...
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Building the World’s Most Powerful Telescope
Assembling the world’s most powerful space telescope is a complicated process, and Chris Gunn has been there from nearly the beginning. Gunn, a NASA photographer, has spent almost ...
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Updated on March 20 at 5:53 p.m. ET Humanity will come crashing down earlier than expected. The Humanity Star, a satellite launched into space in January, will reenter ...
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How Did Astronaut DNA Become ‘Fake News’?
“After year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly no longer has same DNA as identical twin,” the headline of a story on the Today show’s website, published Thursday, declared. ...
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