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NASA's Hubble captures a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre "avoidance dance" – Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News Staff Nov 18, 2019 17:09:23 IST The eighth planet in the solar system, Neptune, has 14 moons and they all rotate around the planet at their own pace. Recently, researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) discovered that two of the ice giant's moons – Naiad and Thalassa – are locked in a & # 39; elusive dance …

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Japan's space probe on its way back after asteroid missions

Graphic distribution of computer image showing Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency's Hayabusa 2 probe arriving at an asteroid in image released by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, created March 18, 2019 and received by Reuters on November 18, 2019. Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) / Dividends via Reuters TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese space probe is on its way home from an …

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The study finds endangered Hawaiian ducks

Koloa is a "petite, buffy brown and charismatic duck", similar to a female mallard. Credit: Christopher Malachowski, Oregon State University The endangered Hawaiian duck, or cola, the only endemic spirit remaining on the main Hawaiian islands, is threatened with genetic extinction due to wild-breeding breeding. This has led to the creation of hybrid forms of colas. But new research has …

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Go see a piece of the comet that taught us where Meteor showers come from

<div _ngcontent-c17 = "" innerhtml = " This lonely Leonid meteor, captured by an amateur astrophotographer in 2012, is typical of what you … [+] can see for most years. However, some years are extremely special, leading British astronomer John Couch Adams for the first time to associate meteor showers with comets as their parent bodies, the Leonids being the …

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NASA's Curiosity Rover results add oxygen mystery to Mars

NASA has a new mystery to solve on Mars: Increase and fall in oxygen levels. In this photo, NASA's Curiosity rover took this selfie on October 11, 2019, the 2553rd Martian Day, or the sun, of its mission. The rover drilled twice at this location, nicknamed "Glen Etive" (pronounced "glen EH-tive"). About 984 feet (300 meters) behind the rover, Vera …

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The Milky Way's black hole kicked a star out of our galaxy | World & nation

Astronomers have discovered a star orbiting our galaxy at more than 3,728 227 mph. And in 100 million years it will leave the Milky Way for good. But where did it come from and why is it in such a hurry to leave? Astronomers using the 3.9-meter Anglo-Australian telescope at Australian National University's Siding Spring Observatory discovered the star and …

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Planet Hunter discovers a satellite, the Neptune-like gas planet

Astronomers have been able to make a very interesting discovery using NASA's TESS satellite to explore planets. A celestial body, similar in size and appearance to Neptune, was observed very close to its own star. Our work continues to explore billions of celestial bodies in space. One of the most useful structures for scientists is NASA's TESS satellite, specially designed …

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Why philosophers feel that we have reached the highest human intelligence

However, despite enormous advances in science more than in the last century, our knowledge of character is significant from the whole. Not only have scientists not succeeded in crossing the holy grail of physics – combining the rather huge (typical relativity) with quite a bit (quantum mechanics) – they never know, however, what the vast majority of the universe consists …

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