Astronomy

Katie Mack: 'I didn't anticipate being in a pop song when I went off to study physics'

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The cosmologist, author and Twitter sensation on ‘heat death', getting heckled by Stephen Hawking - and being name-checked on a No 1 album Katie Mack achieves two improbable...
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SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

SpaceX closes out busy week with launch of more Starlink satellites

2 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

A Falcon 9 rocket takes off from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 1:12 a.m. EDT Friday. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now With a Falcon 9 rocket launch Friday...
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SpaceX just launched new Starlink satellites with sun visors to make them less bright. But a scientist says that won't stop them from interfering with astronomy

SpaceX just launched new Starlink satellites with sun visors to make them less bright. But a scientist says that won't stop them from interfering with astronomy

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

SpaceX just launched a new batch of Starlink internet-beaming satellites equipped with visors to block sun glare. The new visors should make the fleet of satellites less...
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After delays, Falcon 9 rocket back on launch pad with Starlink satellites

After delays, Falcon 9 rocket back on launch pad with Starlink satellites

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket stands vertical on pad 39A on Thursday morning. Credit: Spaceflight Now After a six-week delay for undisclosed reasons, SpaceX raised a Falcon 9...
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Live coverage: SpaceX plans overnight launch from Kennedy Space Center

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission will launch SpaceX's tenth batch of...
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NASA news: Woke agency to axe 'harmful' cosmic nicknames in new push for diversity

NASA news: Woke agency to axe 'harmful' cosmic nicknames in new push for diversity

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA will reexamine the potentially harmful nicknames given to celestial bodies to make the field of astronomy more diverse and inclusive.
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Perseid meteor shower to dazzle skywatchers as it climbs towards peak

Perseid meteor shower to dazzle skywatchers as it climbs towards peak

3 days ago   |   Metro

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the brightest of the astronomical calendar The Perseid meteor shower is one of the biggest and brightest meteor showers of the astronomical...
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The fight over the Hubble constant - podcast

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

When it comes to the expansion rate of the universe, trying to get a straight answer isn't easy. That's because the two best ways of measuring what's known as the Hubble...
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Huge ‘poisonous TSUNAMI' snapped racing across Venus at 200mph in never-before-seen space event

3 days ago   |   The Sun


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Full moon dates for 2020, including September's Full Corn Moon

Full moon dates for 2020, including September's Full Corn Moon

3 days ago   |   The Telegraph


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Production versions of Prophecy and 45 will join new SUV in Ioniq electric range Korean maker will launch three new landmark EVs by 2024 as the first models in its new electric... Read more ...

Dan Osborne returns home with his mum and a pal after getting his teeth done...

Dan Osborne returns home with his mum and a pal after getting his teeth done in Turkey

The former TOWIE star, 29, failed to show off his new pearly whites as he returned home to the UK with his mother and a pal on Sunday. Read more ...

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