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New ‘super Earth’ discovered where you could live for more than 29,000 years

Scientists have discovered two ‘super Earth’ type planets about 100 light-years from our Earth where 1 year is 8.5 days.
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The unseen universe, a new era for astronomy through James Webb

NASA has revealed a selection of new images from the James Webb Space Telescope JWST – allowing us to gain a whole new vision of the universe.
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Viewing the universe anew: James Webb reveals its first infrared image

NASA has released the first official image from its current large-scale telescope project – the James Webb Space Telescope. Enabling America to "go places no one has ever gone before"
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The Tonga volcanic eruption caused electric currents in space

Electric currents in space were seen after the deadly volcanic eruption in Tonga, following the atmospheric shock waves and sonic booms witnessed on Earth.
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ESO telescope captures surprising changes in temperature on Neptune

Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), researchers reveal recent changes in the atmospheric temperature on Neptune.
star collisions

Star collisions may fuel massive black holes, says new simulation

The DEMOBLACK team have been able to point out a rang out exotic outcomes when concerning the collision of giant stars
Auroral footprints

Understanding Jupiter’s Galilean moon and shimmering auroral footprints

Scientists discover clues about what causes Jupiter’s auroral footprints and shimmering lights in space.
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Hubble Space Telescope finds most distant star ever documented

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals the most distant star ever documented - it took the light from Earendel 12.9 billion years to reach Earth.

Looking through time with the James Webb Space telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at its new home and is preparing to calibrate its mirrors and start collecting data on the universe
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Exploring the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Study finds that Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy flares irregularly from day to day but also in the long term
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James Webb Telescope successfully unfolds mirror in space

NASA have successfully unfolded the 21-foot gold-coated primary mirror of the James Webb telescope, which is the largest telescope to be launched into space.
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Study examines “deeper, hidden layers” on Jupiter

A University of Leicester study looks at the mystery of "deeper, hidden layers" beneath Jupiter, using new data from NASA's Juno spacecraft.
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Perseverance rover finds ancient lake and river systems on Mars

The NASA rover perseverance found evidence of ancient lake and river systems on Mars, a water system that was working 3.8 or 3.6 billion years ago.
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NASA: Innovation on Earth and in space

NASA is working with the ESA in the global fight against climate change, while inviting the next generation of technologies to contribute to its mission.
water on the Moon

UK scientists join NASA’s mission to investigate water on the Moon

A team of UK scientists from the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) RAL Space and the Open University (OU) are collaborating on the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA mission to investigate the occurrence and behaviour of water on the Moon.
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NASA announces two missions to Venus for 2030

NASA have not visited Venus in 30 years - now, two new missions have been announced to launch in 2028-2030, with the aim of understanding how the once Earth-like planet became a "hothouse".
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Scientists use new strategy to find planets that contain life

Scientists have a list of 4,000 possibly Earth-like planets orbiting stars like the Sun, but only some have the possibility to be planets that contain life - how can they be identified?
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NASA flies drone on Mars for first time

Yesterday (19 April), the Ingenuity drone on Mars became the first in history to make a controlled flight on another planet - climbing to a height of 10 feet and then touching back down on the red surface.

Searching for Skylab: America’s forgotten triumph in Space

Space Historian, Writer and Film Director, Dwight Steven-Boniecki tells the incredible story of Skylab, America’s forgotten triumph in space.
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NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance rover will make its final descent to Mars on the 18th of February 2021 at approximately 12:55 p.m. PST.

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