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Webb is Almost Ready. There?s One Last Thing To Do

   09 May 20:00:17  |  Universe Today

The James Webb Space Telescope is now in the final phase of commissioning as it readies for science observations. Of the more than 1,000 milestones the observatory has needed to reach since launch to become fully operational, the team said today they are down to about two hundred activities to go. But those 200 are …
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A Supermassive Black Hole Just Flipped its Entire Magnetic Field

   08 May 20:00:04  |  Universe Today

Astronomers may have seen the magnetic field of a black hole undergo a magnetic reversal.
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This Crater on Mars is Just a Couple of Years Old

   08 May 20:00:03  |  Universe Today

Changes are always taking place on Mars, from factors like seasonal variations and wind. But there?s one other aspect that changes the surface of Mar quite often: impacts. Here?s a new impact crater that was seen by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Exactly when the crater formed is not known, but this image was taken on …
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Traveling the Solar System with Pulsar Navigation

   07 May 20:00:08  |  Universe Today

A team of researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have found a way for travelers through the Solar System to work out exactly where they are, without needing help from ground-based observers on Earth. They have refined the pulsar navigation technique, which uses X-ray signals from distant pulsars, in a way similar to how …
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This is a Dust Avalanche on Mars

   07 May 20:00:08  |  Universe Today

For decades, scientists have observed dark landslides called slope streaks on Mars. First seen by the Viking orbiters in the 1970s, every orbiter mission since has observed them, but the mechanism behind the slope streaks has been hotly debated: could they be caused by water activity on the Red Planet, or are they the result …
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Why Believing in the Multiverse Isn?t Madness

   06 May 20:00:11  |  Universe Today

What is the multiverse? The idea that the universe we inhabit is just one of many parallel universes gets a superhero shout-out in ?Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,? the latest movie based on Marvel comic-book characters. And in the opinion of Brian Greene, a theoretical physicist at Columbia University, giving some screen time to the multiverse …
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InSight Senses its two Biggest Marsquakes so far, Coming From the Opposite Side of the Planet

   06 May 20:00:11  |  Universe Today

NASA's Mars InSight lander just detected the two most powerful "marsquakes" to date, which are already revealing things about Mars' geology.
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The Younger the Planet, the More Likely it is to be Habitable

   05 May 20:00:14  |  Universe Today

We’ve discovered thousands of exoplanets and are likely to find many thousands more of them. While the wide variety of planets we’ve found are scientifically interesting in their own right, what lurks behind all these discoveries is the search for a world that could harbour life. But to sort the potentially habitable worlds from all …
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Neptune?s Temperature is Behaving Strangely

   05 May 20:00:14  |  Universe Today

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Hydrogen Gas Can Seep Through Rock Providing Food to Bacteria. Another Place to Look for Life On Other Worlds.

   04 May 20:00:16  |  Universe Today

Spin Google Earth around until you’re looking down at the nation of Oman. Ancient rock in that country is the backdrop for a new study with consequences for our search for life. Water reacts with this rock to produce hydrogen, which could be an energy source for bacteria. Could this happen on other worlds? Ocean …
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