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Astronomers detect first activity on the largest comet ever discovered

Astronomers in New Zealand detected the first activity of what may be the largest comet to ever be discovered by astronomers.

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In 2023 we may see space miners blow up the surface of the Moon

In the coming years we may see space mining hit a new level as miners want to blow up the surface of the moon in search for water.

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A new type of supernova confirms old theory and 1,000-year-old mystery

Astronomers found evidence of a new type of supernova that proves a 40-year-old theory true and explains a 1,000-year-old mystery.

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Four mysterious Earth-sized planets found near center of our galaxy

Astronomers have announced they've found four mysterious and 'rogue' Earth-sized planets near the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

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Hubble shows off the skeleton of a breathtaking Whirlpool Galaxy

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the skeleton of a breathtaking Whirlpool Galaxy, showing off two face-on views.

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Chinese astronauts take first spacewalk outside of new space station

Chinese astronauts have taken the first space walk outside of their newly launched space station, marking a historical moment.

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Here are videos of a black hole swallowing a neutron star

For the first time ever, astronomers have announced they have detected a merger between a black hole and a neutron star.

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Smallest and most massive white dwarf ever seen was just found

Researchers have just located what appears to be the smallest and most massive white dwarf that astronomers have ever seen.

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Hubble reveals odd 'see through' galaxy that lacks dark matter 'glue'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has shown off a weird galaxy called DF2 that is 'see-through' and seems to lack dark matter.

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Death of massive star causes giant ghostly 'hand' to emerge in space

Images gathered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show a ghostly 'hand' to emerge from a massive star going supernova.

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Aliens from close to 2,000 world's could be watching us right now

Humans have been looking for extraterrestrial life for many years, but have we considered that they might be watching us?

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'Mega comet' close to dwarf planet size is entering our solar system

Astronomers found a huge 'mega comet' that is believed to close to dwarf planet size and will be entering our solar system.

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NASA drop update on Hubble being knocked offline from confusing glitch

NASA has dropped an update regarding its Hubble Space Telescope being offline due to a strange glitch that it experienced.

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Scientists show never-before-seen cosmic 'baby bubble' in dramatic pic

Researchers have released a new dramatic image that shows off an incredible cosmic birthplace of stars in never-before-seen detail.

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NASA's Juno spacecraft took phenomenal pictures of Earth

On its way to Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft managed to snap a phenomenal image of our big blue planet when it flew past.

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Earliest supermassive black hole 'storm' discovery shatters records

Researchers have located what is now the earliest black hole ever found, dating back to the earliest stages of the universe.

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Hubble spots weird galaxy without Dark Matter, confusing scientists

Scientists have become confused with the Hubble Space Telescope's recent discovery of a galaxy that weirdly lacks dark matter.

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Hubble lost its mind and shut down because of its 1980's computer

NASA has announced that Hubble has experienced a memory issue with its onboard computer, the team is working to resolve the issue.

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Interstellar boundary mapped in wild 3D model for the very first time

Researchers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory have detailed the world's first 3D model of the interstellar boundary.

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The mystery behind the Betelgeuse star's Great Dimming has been solved

Researchers were puzzled at the star Betelgeuse dimming, but now a new study has claimed it has solved the great mystery.

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Here's how anyone can watch Thursday's 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse

This coming Thursday the first solar eclipse of 2021 will occur, and no matter where you are located you are able to watch it.

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Astronomer says Thursday's solar eclipse will look like a 'death star'

The very first solar eclipse of 2021 will happen this coming Thursday, and it will look like a 'ring of fire' or the 'death star'.

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First 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse of 2021 will happen on Thursday

NASA said that the first 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse of 2021 will happen on Thursday, June 10, and it will happen for 100 minutes.

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Hubble Space Telescope replacement just had its launch delayed again

NASA has officially delayed the launch of the huge space telescope that will replace the 30-year-old Hubble Space Telescope.

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NASA: Eiffel Tower-sized asteroid makes 'close approach' with Earth

NASA has rung the alarm for an asteroid that is potentially bigger than the Eiffel Tower making a 'close approach' with Earth.

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What did NASA's Hubble Telescope take a photo of on your birthday?

NASA has released a tool on its website that allows you to see what the Hubble Space Telescope snapped a photo of on your birthday.

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NASA reveals a stunning image of the chaotic heart of the Milky Way

NASA has released a stunning image taken by the Chanda X-ray Observatory that shows off the chaotic heart of the Milky Way galaxy.

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Japan will send Star Wars BB-8-like robot to the Moon for exploration

Japan is planning on sending a robot that is shaped as a ball to Moon to conduct exploration. It looks like Star Wars' BB-8.

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Hubble snaps galactic game of 'tug-of-war' that births a spiral galaxy

The Hubble Space Telescope has released a phenomenal image of a galactic game of 'tug-of-war' that has birthed a spiral galaxy.

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Blood supermoon lunar eclipse photographed from all around the world

If you happened to look out at the night sky last night at the right time you would have seen an incredible blood supermoon.

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New dark matter map allows researchers to see the past and future

Researchers have used machine learning to create a cosmic map that allows them to predict the distribution of dark matter.

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Astronomers just found the most ancient spiral galaxy in the Universe

Researchers have discovered the most ancient spiral galaxy in the Universe, which helps answers a common question in astronomy.

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Russia to slingshot nuclear-powered spacecraft around Venus to Jupiter

Russia is planning on launching a nuclear-powered spacecraft that will slingshot around Venus to its final location, Jupiter.

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Hubble just made everyone feel tiny with this incredible image

The Hubble Space Telescope has released an image that will make you feel extremely tiny and appreciate how giant galaxies are.

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Hubble uncovers the mysterious origins of five deep space radio bursts

Researchers used the Hubble Space Telescope to track down the origins of five once mysterious Fast Radio Bursts from deep space.

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Virgin Galactic completes first test flight for space tourism trips

Virgin Galactic has announced it completed its very first crewed test with the VSS Eve, marking a major milestone for New Mexico.

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NASA drops statement about China's Zhurong Mars rover landing

NASA has released a statement about China receiving the first images from its Zhurong rover that recently landed on Mars.

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One seat on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space trip costs $2.6 million

If you want to take a trip to space aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin spacecraft, be prepared to pay at least $2.6 million.

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China releases first Mars images taken by its Zhurong rover

The China National Space Administration has released two images which are the first images taken by its newly landed Zhurong rover.

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Solar Orbiter tool records very first video of a coronal mass ejection

A Sun probe built by the European Space Agency and NASA has captured its first video of the Sun emitting a coronal mass ejection.

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Teen takes 50,000 images over 186GB of data to capture this Moon image

A 16-year-old Reddit user gained traction online after posting an image of the Moon that consists of 50,000 layered images.

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China is now the second country to land on another planet successfully

China has now become the second nation in the world to land on another planet successfully. Mars is now has a new friend.

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Astronomers watched a black hole violently 'Spaghettify' a star

Astronomers watched in awe as a black hole violently devoured a star by putting it through a 'spaghettification' process.

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Hubble drops incredible image of a cosmic cloud with a silver lining

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has dropped an incredible image of a cosmic cloud that has a silver lining - enormous 'nebulae'.

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China will attempt its first Mars landing on Friday, May 14

If the landing mission is successful China will carve itself into history as the third nation to successfully land on Mars.

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Telescope that may unlock secrets of the universe is almost finished

The space telescope that will replace the famous Hubble Space Telescope has reached a significant milestone in its development.

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Hubble drops stunning images of Jupiter that showcase a hellish planet

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has dropped some incredible images that showcase Jupiter as a colorful, hellish, and scary planet.

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NASA's first asteroid-harvesting space probe begins its journey home

NASA's very first asteroid-harvesting mission has just put a spacecraft holding asteroid samples on a long journey home to Earth.

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Space junk hits 'tipping point' should be global priority, says expert

A former NASA senior scientist for orbital debris research has said that space junk has reached a critical 'tipping point'.

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Mars earthquakes lead scientists to believe volcanoes are active

Two large earthquakes that NASA's InSight detected on Mars have lead scientists to believe that Mars still has active volcanoes.

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