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You Can't Know the True Size of an Exoplanet Without Knowing its Star's Magnetic Field

In 2011, astronomers with the Wide Angle Search for Planets (WASP) consortium detected a gas giant orbiting very close to…

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NASA’s Next Solar Sail is About to Go to Space

Everyone knows that solar energy is free and almost limitless here on Earth. The same is true for spacecraft operating…

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Here's the Total Solar Eclipse, Seen From Space

On Monday, April 8th, people across North America witnessed a rare celestial event known as a total solar eclipse. This…

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WISPR Team Images Turbulence within Solar Transients for the First Time

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has been in studying the Sun for the last six years. In 2021 it was hit…

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Webb Sees a Galaxy Awash in Star Formation

Since it began operations in July 2022, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has fulfilled many scientific objectives. In addition…

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The Moon Will Get its Own Time Zone

White House officials have directed NASA to begin work on establishing a standard time for the Moon, according to a…

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Start Your Engines: NASA Picks 3 Teams to Work on Lunar Terrain Vehicle

Some of the biggest names in aerospace --- and the automotive industry --- will play roles in putting NASA astronauts…

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Lunar Night Permanently Ends the Odysseus Mission

On February 15th, Intuitive Machines (IM) launched its first Nova-C class spacecraft from Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop a…

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DART Changed the Shape of Asteroid Dimorphos, not Just its Orbit

On September 26th, 2022, NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) collided with the asteroid Dimorphos, a moonlet that orbits the…

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NASA’s VERITAS Mission Breathes New Life

In a win for planetary scientists, and planetary geologists in particular, it was announced at the recent 55th Lunar and…

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