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   13 Nov 19:00:17  |  Universe Today

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Will Triton finally answer, ?Are we alone

   13 Nov 19:00:15  |  Universe Today

We recently examined how and why Saturn?s icy moon, Enceladus, could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? With its interior ocean and geysers of water ice that shoot out tens of kilometers into space that allegedly contains the ingredients for life, this small moon could be a prime target for future astrobiology missions. But …
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Keck's new Planet Hunter Instrument Comes Online, Searching for Smaller, More Earth-Sized Exoplanets

   12 Nov 19:00:20  |  Universe Today

There?s a new planet hunter in town, and it?s got its sights set on nearby Earth-sized planets in the galactic neighborhood. Dubbed the Keck Planet Finder, or KPF for short, the new instrument at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii achieved first light on November 9 by taking a light spectrum of the planet …
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SLS Hurricanes, James Webb Fixed, Strange Quark Star

   12 Nov 19:00:20  |  Universe Today

JWST?s MIRI is fully operational again. Have astronomers found the first strange star? The first test of an inflatable heat shield. And SLS just got hit by a Hurricane. Again. As always, the latest episode of Space Bites is here for you. Enjoy the hot fresh yummy bits of space and astronomy news. JWST Is …
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We?ll Inevitably see Another Interstellar Object. Which Ones Make the Best Targets to Visit

   11 Nov 19:00:33  |  Universe Today

We finally have the technological means to detect interstellar objects. We’ve detected two in the last few years, ‘Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov, and there are undoubtedly more out there. As such, there’s been a lot of interest in developing a mission that could visit one once we detect it. But what would such a mission look …
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This Nearby Dwarf Galaxy has Been a Loner for Almost the Entire age of the Universe

   11 Nov 19:00:32  |  Universe Today

The James Webb Early Science Release has allowed for all kinds of groundbreaking research, including the study of the nearby dwarf galaxy that hasn't change much since it first formed.
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Woohoo! JWST's Mid-Infrared Instrument is Fully Operational Again

   10 Nov 19:00:25  |  Universe Today

Engineers with the James Webb Space Telescope have figured out a way to work around a friction issue that arose with the telescopes? Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI). The team is now planning to resume observations with the instrument?s medium resolution spectrometry (MRS) mode, which has not been used since August. On August 24, while preparing for …
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A New View of the Cone Nebula From the Very Large Telescope

   10 Nov 19:00:23  |  Universe Today

Here?s a dramatic and spectacular new view of the Cone Nebula, as seen by the Very Large Telescope (VLT). This nebula is part of a distant star-forming region called NGC 2264, which about 2,500 light-years away. Its pillar-like appearance is a perfect example of the shapes that can develop in giant clouds of cold molecular …
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Chipping Away at the Great Attractor Mystery. Another Galaxy Cluster Found Behind the Milky Way?s Disk

   09 Nov 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

Something huge lurks in the shadows of the Universe. Known as the Great Attractor, it is causing the Milky Way and all the surrounding galaxies to rush towards it. We would normally have a better understanding of this situation, except for the fact that the Great Attractor happens to lie in the direction behind the …
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The Case of the ?Missing Exoplanets

   09 Nov 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

A team of astronomers with the CLEVER Planets project have developed a model that may explain the mystery of the "missing exoplanets."
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