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Next-generation exoplanet hunter launches Monday | Daily Planet

Our solar system has only eight planets (sorry, Pluto), but countless others circle other stars in Winter Street. So far, astronomers have not been able to examine them in great detail – including searching for signs of life – but it's about to change. The quest for strange worlds is set to take a new step forward Monday with the …

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NASA video offers Moon Tour in 4K

NASA's New Planet Hunt Test Sits To Look For Alien Life From Next Week "If you live in southern California and the weather is right, I have a better picture of launch than I will, "said Tom Hoffman, project manager for NASA's InSight mission from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. After launch, SpaceX will land its rocket's first …

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Hear the cosmic humm of 100,000 blackhearted mergers

It was only a few years since the astronomers made the first groundbreaking discovery of gravity waves, which are ripples of space, spreading outward from particularly violent cosmic events, such as black hole fusion. And since then, a total of six gravity wave events have been confirmed. But despite the novelty of this new method of exploring the universe, some …

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Black holes: Why "Megamergers" can be formed in star clusters

S tempo is the death's Disneyland. It's cold, unpleasant, and relentless heart heat at once. When stars die, they can give rise to black holes, the most scary and beautiful things in the universe. These giant voices can find another black hole to form a binary, and according to a new study, this cosmic mating can happen several times in …

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson wants "amazing" to be reserved for science "Anxiety, no. I have not this word besmirched."

Technical Incorrectly offers a slightly paced rate of technology that has taken over our lives. " Michael Campanella / Getty Images Being a scientist must feel like living in a lonely corner. As learning and knowledge become insulted daily, offering true evidence does not seem to fly so well. Astrophysician Neil DeGrasse Tyson lives this life and combats the good, …

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See the stars of Susquehanna by telescope with local experts

All ages are welcome to Susquehanna Heritage's Stars over the Susquehanna program on Friday, April 20th. The free event includes stargazing through a telescope and learns about early explorers and nightlife from local experts. (Photo: Posted) Buding astronomers – or simply those who want to know more about the night sky – have the opportunity to stargaze with telescopes and …

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New research shows Greenland's ice sheet & # 39; Dark Zone & # 39; Melting faster than we thought

It is clearly visible from satellite imagery, there is a strip of Greenland ice which becomes darker and darker and melts faster and faster. New drone research has confirmed which researchers previously believed created "Dark Zone" and also gave researchers a better idea of ​​how bad things are. The dark zone lies south-west of Greenland's ice and stretches 248 miles …

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Science Fiction's Biggest Names Will Live Forever on Pluto's Moon

International Astronomical Union Frequently overlooked in the vastness of space, Pluto's tiny moon Charon has gotten ahold of some major celebrities: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia Butler. That's because the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved names for the moon's surface-level features, with focus on names in science fiction and historical myth. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below NASA's New …

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