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V404 Cygni: Huge rings around a black hole

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Black holes are one the universe's ultimate mysteries, hard to even imagine. But thanks to a recently released NASA image, we can visualize one...

NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on the Moon

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NASA picks Starship to land on the moon because NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part...

The Biggest Supermoon in Nearly 70 Years

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Image Credit: Flickr/costachico We’re about to see the biggest since 1948, the closest full moon in the 21st century. If you go outside on November 14, you...

NASA missions harvest a passel of ‘pumpkin’ stars

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This artist's concept illustrates how the most extreme 'pumpkin star' found by Kepler and Swift compares with the sun. Both stars are shown to...

NASA Mars Rover Can Choose Laser Targets on Its Own

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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover autonomously selects some targets for the laser and telescopic camera of its ChemCam instrument. For example, on-board software analyzed the...

NASA’s Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during its K2 mission

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Image montage showing the Maunakea Observatories, Kepler Space Telescope, and night sky with K2 Fields and discovered planetary systems (dots) overlaid. An international team...

NASA camera catches moon ‘photobombing’ Earth

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On July 5, 2016, the moon passed between NOAA's DSCOVR satellite and Earth. NASA's EPIC camera aboard DSCOVR snapped these images over a period...

NASA spots Tropical Cyclone 02A develop in Arabian Sea

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Tropical Cyclone 02A developed in the Northern Indian Ocean's Arabian Sea as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and analyzed the storm in infrared light...

Hubble confirms new dark spot on Neptune

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This new Hubble Space Telescope image confirms the presence of a dark vortex in the atmosphere of Neptune. The full visible-light image at left...

NASA scientists discover unexpected mineral on Mars

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This low-angle self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows the vehicle at the site from which it reached down to drill into a rock...

NASA’s K2 finds newborn exoplanet around young star

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K2-33b, shown in this illustration, is one of the youngest exoplanets detected to date. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Astronomers have discovered the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever...