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JWST Deploys its Secondary Mirror. It?s a Real Telescope Now

   05 Jan 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a telescope. The secondary mirror on the James Webb Space Telescope was successfully deployed in space today, an incredibly important milestone. “We are 600,000 miles from Earth and we have a telescope,” said Bill Ochs, JWST program manager, speaking triumphantly to his team after the secondary mirror was deployed and …
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Astronomers Find the Biggest Structure in the Milky Way, a Filament of Hydrogen 1,600 Light-Years Long

   05 Jan 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

An international team of astronomers spotted the largest filament of hydrogen in our galaxy, which could offer tantalizing clues about how stars are born.
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Success! Webb Sunshield Now Fully Deployed

   04 Jan 19:00:15  |  Universe Today

If you felt a little more tension ? and perhaps more goosebumps — in the Universe today, it?s probably because the James Webb Space Telescope?s sunshield is now completely and successfully deployed! All five layers of the sunshield have been fully extended and ?tensioned? into the final taut, kite-shaped configuration. This is a huge accomplishment …
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Astronomers Find 70 Planets Without Stars Floating Free in the Milky Way

   04 Jan 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

A international team of astronomers, using observatories all over the world (and one in space), discovered 70 new rogue planets - the largest sample ever!
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JWST Is On Its Way!

   26 Dec 19:00:13  |  Universe Today

It?s really happening. After all the years of delays, reschedulings, budget shortfalls, and even more delays, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) launched on December 25 and is now successfully on its way to is destination at the second LaGrange point (L2), about 1.5 million km (1 million miles) from Earth. If you celebrate Christmas …
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SpaceX is Hoping to Turn Atmospheric CO2 Into Rocket Fuel

   24 Dec 19:00:17  |  Universe Today

Elon Musk has announced that SpaceX may start a carbon capture program as an eco-friendly way of creating propellant.
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Primordial Black Holes Could Explain Dark Matter and the Growth of Supermassive Black Holes at the Same Time

   24 Dec 19:00:16  |  Universe Today

The James Webb telescope might discover primordial black holes in the near future.
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This Video of Comet Leonard (with Venus and Mercury) will Blow Your Mind

   23 Dec 19:00:15  |  Universe Today

Since early this year, skywatchers on Earth have been tracking Comet Leonard, a kilometer-wide dirty snowball made of ice, rock and dust. Now, as it heads towards a close encounter with the Sun on January 3, 2022, several spacecraft ? with the distinct advantage of having an unobstructed front-row seat to the action ? have …
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Best Image Ever Taken of Stars Buzzing Around the Milky Way?s Supermassive Black Hole

   23 Dec 19:00:15  |  Universe Today

The GRAVITY collaboration just released the clearest images ever of the stars that orbit the supermassive black hole in the heart of our galaxy!
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Life Could Make Habitable Pockets in Venus? Atmosphere

   22 Dec 19:00:09  |  Universe Today

The tantalizing possibility that life exists in the clouds of Venus is once again causing a stir amongst planetary scientists this week. Researchers out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cardiff University, and the University of Cambridge have proposed that some longstanding ‘anomalies’ in the composition of Venus’ atmosphere might be explained by the presence …
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