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  • Earth may have been shaped like a donut at one point in time
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT - The new synestia theory proposes a new type of planetary object and another theory for how the Moon formed.

  • 25 things to bring to the eclipse
  • Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT - You know to bring eclipse glasses and a camera, but here are some things you will also want to bring along.

  • Juno results offer tantalizing hints of Jupiter’s secrets
  • Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT - The first results from Juno’s brush with Jupiter reveal swarms of cyclones, massive ammonia plumes and complex interactions between a turbulent magnetic field and powerful streams of electrons. The findings are published today in Science and Geophysical Research Letters. The Juno team is still sifting through the massive piles of data the probe is sending back from the gas giant. Since arriving last year, the probe has begun to study the composition and internal structure of Jupiter. We&

  • A star turned into a black hole before Hubble’s very eyes
  • Thu, 25 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT -

    Bye bye supernove

  • Rocketing off to (cyber) space
  • Wed, 24 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT - Land on the Moon, explore Mars, or control the whole solar system, all from the comfort of your home.

  • NASA’s mission to a planetary core has been moved up
  • Wed, 24 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT - The craft to Psyche will launch a year earlier and get to its target four years early.

  • A familiar galaxy with a new surprise: Two supermassive black holes
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT -

    Radio astronomers have spotted something new near Cygnus A’s center.

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