Weekly Space Hangout – Sept. 27, 2012

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It’s Been Constantly Raining Meteors on Mars for 600 Million Years. Earth too.

New research shows that Mars has faced a constant rain of meteors during the last…

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ESA’s ARIEL Mission Will Study the Atmospheres of More Than 1,000 Exoplanets

We found our first exoplanets orbiting a pulsar in 1992. Since then, we've discovered many…

15 hours ago

Remembering NASA Engineer Jerry Woodfill, the Inspiration Behind “13 Things That Saved Apollo 13”

Jerry Woodfill, an engineer who worked diligently behind the scenes during NASA’s Apollo program, has…

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Extreme Tidal Forces Have Deformed an Exoplanet

What an exoplanet shaped like a rugby ball tells us about its composition.

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Astronomers Might Have Detected the Background Gravitational Waves of the Universe

A new data release from a gravitational wave consortium has revealed indications of the long…

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A Worldwide Search for Dark Matter Fails to Turn up a Signal for This Mysterious Particle

A global search for dark matter turns up nothing, but than in itself is useful.

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