An Eclipse by Any Other Name: Doing Science with Transits and Occultations
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An Eclipse by Any Other Name: Doing Science with Transits and Occultations

An otherworldly atmosphere takes hold when a total solar eclipse blocks the Sun’s light, yet…

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Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts
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Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts

Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter,…

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ESA’s Proba-3 will create artificial solar eclipses
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ESA’s Proba-3 will create artificial solar eclipses

Astrophysicists are joining sightseers in watching Monday’s total solar eclipse across North America but, in…

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The Little Star That Survived a Supernova
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The Little Star That Survived a Supernova

By combining the light collecting power of Gemini North’s 8-meter mirror with a high-resolution spectrograph…

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NASA’s LRO Team Wants You to Wave at the Moon
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NASA’s LRO Team Wants You to Wave at the Moon

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) team invites the public to wave at the Moon on…

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Supermassive Black Holes Feed on Cosmic Jellyfish
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Supermassive Black Holes Feed on Cosmic Jellyfish

ESO’s MUSE instrument on the VLT discovers new way to fuel black holes An Italian-led…

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Cloudy Waves on Saturn (False Color)
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Cloudy Waves on Saturn (False Color)

Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to…

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Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System
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Tracking a solar eruption through the Solar System

15 August 2017 Ten spacecraft, from ESA’s Venus Express to NASA’s Voyager-2, felt the effect…

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NASA Studies CubeSat Mission to Solve Venusian Mystery
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NASA Studies CubeSat Mission to Solve Venusian Mystery

Venus looks bland and featureless in visible light, but change the filter to ultraviolet, and…

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NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission
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NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the origin of cosmic rays are…

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