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Did the Earth?s Water Come From the Sun

   06 Dec 19:00:20  |  Universe Today

Where did Earth’s water come from? Comets may have brought some of it. Asteroids may have brought some. Icy planetesimals may have played a role by crashing into the young Earth and depositing their water. Hydrogen from inside the Earth may have contributed, too. Another hypothesis states the collision that formed the Moon gave Earth …
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Maybe ?Boson Clouds? Could Explain Dark Matter

   06 Dec 19:00:20  |  Universe Today

The search is underway for a hypothetical form of dark matter known as boson clouds.
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If There are Water Plumes on Europa, Here?s how Europa Clipper Will Study Them

   05 Dec 19:00:09  |  Universe Today

NASA?s Europa Clipper is one of the most anticipated missions of the coming decade, in large part because its target, the large Jovian moon Europa, is considered one of the most likely places in our solar system that extraterrestrial life might exist. If Europa is harboring alien microbes, however, they?re likely to be buried deep …
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Our Guide to the Only Total Solar Eclipse of 2021

   03 Dec 19:00:13  |  Universe Today

This weekend, the shadow of the Moon graces the Earth one last time for the year.
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An Upcoming Asteroid Mission Will be Able to Peer 100 Meters Under the Surface

   03 Dec 19:00:12  |  Universe Today

Engineers only get one shot at making a spacecraft work as intended.  Or at least they only get one shot in space.  In the preparation leading up to that final, climactic moment, there are typically thousands of hours of tests run on numerous systems and subsystems.  If all goes well, it bodes well for the …
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NASA Plans to Retire the Space Station in 2030 and Replace it with Commercially Owned ?Destinations? in Low Earth Orbit

   02 Dec 19:00:11  |  Universe Today

While it may seem like the International Space Station is just now fully hitting its stride as far as scientific output and the ability for crew rotations from several different spacecraft, the ISS has been operating with astronauts on board for over 21 years. Knowing the modules and entire physical structure cannot endure the long-term …
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Alan Shepard?s Daughter Will be Flying on the Next New Shepard Flight

   02 Dec 19:00:11  |  Universe Today

For the 19th mission of the New Shepard rocket, Blue Origin has offered a seat to Alan Shepard's eldest daughter - Laura Shepard Churchley!
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NASA Simulation Shows What Happens When Stars Get Too Close to Black Holes

   01 Dec 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

What happens to a star when it strays too close to a monster black hole? Astronomers have wondered why some stars are ripped apart, while others manage to survive a close encounter with a lurking black hole, only a little worse for wear. To figure out the dynamics of such an event, scientists built a …
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NASA is Building a Nuclear Reactor to Power Lunar and Martian Exploration!

   01 Dec 19:00:14  |  Universe Today

NASA and the U.S. Dept. of Energy have come together to solicit design proposals for a nuclear reactor that will power Lunar and Martian exploration!
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Astronauts Took A Fly-around of the International Space Station. Here are Their Stunning Pictures

   30 Nov 19:00:08  |  Universe Today

When astronauts left the International Space Station in early November to return home on the Crew Dragon Endeavour, they took the opportunity to do a fly-around of the ISS and take photos. NASA just released the new images, and they are a stunning look at both the orbiting outpost and our home planet. The person …
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