Astronomers Find First Interstellar Immigrant

Less than a year ago, astronomers discovered ‘Oumuamua, the first known object from another star system to pass through our own. Now, in a new study published today in the Monthly Notices of ...

1 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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China takes major step towards first ever landing on the dark side of the Moon

The other half of our nearest neighbour still remains mostly mysterious

2 hours ago from The Independent

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New evidence for existence of Planet Nine

A large international team of researchers has found what they are describing as more evidence of the existence of Planet Nine. In their paper posted on the arXiv preprint server, the group describes ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image: Hidden secrets of a massive star-formation region

Stellar nurseries are cloudy and dusty places that shine brightly in infrared light. The G305 star-forming complex is no exception. It features a number of bright, intricate gas clouds heated ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Britain to intensify defence against space 'threats'

Britain will boost the number of defence personnel working in the space sector by a fifth over five years to counter "intensifying threats", Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry – new research

Seafood consumption is both a love and a necessity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. And its supply is a key part of maintaining food security for the whole planet. But during a ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image: Orbital ATK rocket rolls out for may 21 launch

An Orbital ATK rocket rolls out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on May 17, 2018, in advance of a May 21 launch from Wallops Island, VA. The Antares will launch a Cygnus spacecraft ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hurricanes: A bit stronger, a bit slower, and a lot wetter in a warmer climate

Scientists have published a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would change if they instead formed near the end of this century. While each storm's transformation would be unique, ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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This Box Could Become the Coldest Spot in the Universe

Lasers and microgravity will chill this ice chest-size box to 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.

5 hours ago from Livescience

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Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground

Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid the extreme violence of the storm, scientists ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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