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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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First operational Crew Dragon launch slips to Halloween

First operational Crew Dragon launch slips to Halloween

4 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

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...
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New Publication: Space and Structure in Early Mesopotamian Cities

11 hours ago   |   Harvard

September 28, 2020 Just published: the proceedings from the 2017 conference at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington DC, Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities. Prof. Ur's contribution...
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After weather scrub, Starlink launch to wait for pair of national security missions

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

13 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

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...
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NASA selects SpaceX to launch mission studying interstellar space

NASA selects SpaceX to launch mission studying interstellar space

13 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now

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...
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Observations and evolution of hot coronae around early type galaxies

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W. Forman, C. Jones, L. David, and W. Tucker. 1990. “ Observations and evolution of hot coronae around early type galaxies .” Advances in Space Research, 10, 2, Pp. 217-220.
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Clusters of galaxies and the hot intracluster medium

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C. Jones and W. Forman. 1990. “ Clusters of galaxies and the hot intracluster medium .” Advances in Space Research, 10, 2, Pp. 209-216.
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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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Asteroid news: 200m-wide space rock 2020 PM7 to race past Earth tomorrow

Asteroid news: 200m-wide space rock 2020 PM7 to race past Earth tomorrow

21 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID 2020 PM7 will safely hurtle through Earth's neighbourhood on Tuesday, space agency NASA has confirmed.
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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 ...