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Earth-like Proxima Centauri Exoplanet Not So Earth-like

Like all other space nerds recently I’ve been excited by the discovery of an ‘earth-like’ planet around Proxima Centauri. It has been described as the most important exoplanet discovery there will ever be given that it is the nearest possible one; allowing for the exception of any rogue planets that might be out there. 892 और  शब्द

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James Webb Space Telescope

In the suggestive photo above we see NASA engineer Ernie Wright looking on as the first six flight-ready primary mirror segments for the James Webb Space Telescope… 61 और  शब्द

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'Beyond'

Celebrating the spacecraft’s ability to push the boundaries of space science and technology, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope team has dubbed the next phase of its journey “Beyond.” 139 और  शब्द

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How Many Stars in the Night Sky Still Exist?

(Starts With A Bang!) – Ethan Siegel:

We’re looking back in time when we look across the light years, so what’s different between what we see and what’s really there? …

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Astronomy

Speeding Towards Jupiter's Pole

Imagen del día (NASA)

Jupiter’s north polar region is coming into view as NASA’s Juno spacecraft approaches the giant planet. This view of Jupiter was taken on August 27, when Juno was 437,000 miles (703,000 kilometers) away. 19 और  शब्द

Astronomy

Speeding Towards Jupiter's Pole

Jupiter’s north polar region is coming into view as NASA’s Juno spacecraft approaches the giant planet. This view of Jupiter was taken on August 27, when Juno was 437,000 miles (703,000 kilometers) away. 19 और  शब्द

Jonathan Offt