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There’s a Black Hole With 34 Billion Times the Mass of the Sun, Eating Roughly a Star Every Day

In the 1960s, astronomers began theorizing that there might be black holes in the Universe that are so massive -…

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Breakthrough Listen Releases its one-of-Everything “Exotica” Catalog

Breakthrough Listen, the largest SETI effort ever mounted, just released a list of over 700 objects that could be of…

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Help NASA Develop a Better Space Toilet

HeroX is one again hosting a NASA challenge, this time to develop a space toilet that will facilitate lunar exploration.

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Behold! The Martian Menu, Courtesy of Mars City Design!

Every year since 2012, Mars City Design hosts the Mars Feast Gala, where talented chefs create tantalizing entrees based on…

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This Weekend’s Challenging Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Rounds Out the Summer Season

The July 4th Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Ends a Rare Triple Eclipse Season

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Comet F3 NEOWISE May Perform in July

Watch for comet C/2020 F3 NEOWISE at dusk in late July... if it survives perihelion.

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Do Hot Jupiters Form Close in, or Do They Migrate? A Newly-Discovered Planet Might Help Answer This

The recent discovery of a very young gas giant could offer clues about how "Hot Jupiters" form and whether or…

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A Simulation of Sunsets on Other Worlds: From Venus to Titan

A new tool from NASA Goddard allows us to witness what a sunset would look like on other bodies in…

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Learning to Live Sustainably on the Red Planet: Habitat Mars

As the only Mars analog environment in the Southern hemisphere, Habitat Marte is conducting research that will allow humans to…

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NASA Changes its Mind. It Will be Using Previously Flown Crew Dragons and Falcon 9

NASA has announced that starting next year, SpaceX will be able to reuse its Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9…

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