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Meteor SKIMS Earth's atmosphere before passing back into space - video

Meteor SKIMS Earth's atmosphere before passing back into space - video

2 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ASTRONOMERS have spotted an 'Earth-grazing' meteorite which skimmed the top of the planet's atmosphere before bouncing back into space.
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Solar storm ALERT: Space weather watch issued as particles from the Sun pummel Earth

Solar storm ALERT: Space weather watch issued as particles from the Sun pummel Earth

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE WEATHER forecasters have issued a solar storm watch after a stream of charged particles from the Sun reached our planet.
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Life on Mars breakthrough: 'Bodies of water' found on Mars deep under south polar region

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'Bodies of water' found on Mars deep under south polar region

5 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE MARS EXPRESS spacecraft has found promising signs of water deep beneath the Red Planet's south pole, boosting hopes life will be found on Mars.
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Scientists precisely measure total amount of matter in the cosmos

Scientists precisely measure total amount of matter in the cosmos

16 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

The breakdown of dark energy and matter, both normal and dark, in the universe. Image: UCR/Mohamed Abdullah Scientists at the University of California at Riverside have...
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Mars's south pole may have an underground lake surrounded by ponds

19 hours ago   |   New Scientist

The south pole of Mars may be hiding a cold lake of liquid water surrounded by ponds, all buried 1400 metres beneath the planet's ice caps
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Juno probe captures Jupiter's polar cyclones in all their psychedelic glory

Juno probe captures Jupiter's polar cyclones in all their psychedelic glory

1 day ago   |   Astronomy Now

NASA's Juno spacecraft is the first to capture clear images of Jupiter's polar regions and in this extreme false-colour view, a striking ring of cyclones ranging in size from...
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Asteroid twice the size of the Statue of Liberty set to fly by Earth

Asteroid twice the size of the Statue of Liberty set to fly by Earth

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID twice the size of the Statue of Liberty is set to fly by our planet this week, NASA has confirmed.
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Space breakthrough: Astronomers detect first-ever signs of a planet in another galaxy

Space breakthrough: Astronomers detect first-ever signs of a planet in another galaxy

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTRONOMERS may have found evidence of an extragalactic planet beyond the Milky Way, some 23 million light-years from Earth.
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Space debris threatens satellites and we're not paying attention, UK astronomers warn

Space debris threatens satellites and we're not paying attention, UK astronomers warn

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE debris zipping around the planet at breakneck speeds threatens our active satellites and we need to pay closer attention, a team of UK astronomers has warned.
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Asteroid bigger than a football pitch set to come 'near Earth' TOMORROW

Asteroid bigger than a football pitch set to come 'near Earth' TOMORROW

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID longer than a football pitch is set to swing by our planet tomorrow and NASA has said it will come "near Earth".
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Astronomy news: Scientists measure precise amount of matter in Universe

Astronomy news: Scientists measure precise amount of matter in Universe

SCIENTISTS for the first time have measured the exact amount of matter present in the Universe. Read more ...

Asteroid news: Chelyabinsk-like asteroid to shoot by Earth TOMORROW

Asteroid news: Chelyabinsk-like asteroid to shoot by Earth TOMORROW

AN ASTEROID similar in size to one which destroyed buildings across the Russian city of Chelyabinsk will fly by Earth tomorrow. Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: Humans arrived in west Europe 5,000 years earlier...

Archaeology breakthrough: Humans arrived in west Europe 5,000 years earlier than thought

ARCHAEOLOGISTS believe humans arrived in westernmost Europe about 5,000 years earlier than previously thought after a groundbreaking discovery was made near the coast of Portugal. Read more ...

Meteor SKIMS Earth's atmosphere before passing back into space - video

Meteor SKIMS Earth's atmosphere before passing back into space - video

ASTRONOMERS have spotted an 'Earth-grazing' meteorite which skimmed the top of the planet's atmosphere before bouncing back into space. Read more ...

Solar storm ALERT: Space weather watch issued as particles from the Sun...

Solar storm ALERT: Space weather watch issued as particles from the Sun pummel Earth

SPACE WEATHER forecasters have issued a solar storm watch after a stream of charged particles from the Sun reached our planet. Read more ...

First operational Crew Dragon launch slips to Halloween

First operational Crew Dragon launch slips to Halloween

The Crew-1 mission will include mission specialist Shannon Walker, vehicle pilot Victor Glover, commander Mike Hopkins and mission specialist Soichi Noguchi. Credit: NASA NASA... Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'Bodies of water' found on Mars deep under south...

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'Bodies of water' found on Mars deep under south polar region

THE MARS EXPRESS spacecraft has found promising signs of water deep beneath the Red Planet's south pole, boosting hopes life will be found on Mars. Read more ...

What's Wrong with WeChat? The Problem with Social Media Censorship

What's Wrong with WeChat? The Problem with Social Media Censorship

WeChat is a Chinese social media app that, until recently, was probably not widely known in the Western world. This changed with a decision of the US government to prohibit its... Read more ...

NASA selects SpaceX to launch mission studying interstellar space

NASA selects SpaceX to launch mission studying interstellar space

This illustration shows the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe observing signals from the interaction of the solar wind with the winds of other stars. Credit... Read more ...

After weather scrub, Starlink launch to wait for pair of national security...

After weather scrub, Starlink launch to wait for pair of national security missions

A Falcon 9 rocket is seen just before bad weather forced SpaceX to scrub a launch attempt Monday with 60 more Starlink satellites. Credit: SpaceX Continuing a dizzying series... Read more ...