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Astronomy News

  • How the Pioneer anomaly was solved
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - A tale of physics, spacecraft design, and dumpster diving

  • The sky this week for August 17 to 26
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT -

    Asteroids and meteors and planets, oh my! There’s a lot to see this week in the night sky.



  • Astronomers discover a new way to supersize baby black holes
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - And it involves feeding on the leftovers of supermassive black holes.

  • Can humans live in space without going crazy?
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - Understanding the psychology of space exploration is crucial as we venture outward.

  • Multiple “mini-moons” could be orbiting Earth
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - Tiny asteroids pulled in by our planet could be circling the globe. How do we find them?

  • In neutron stars, minority rules
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - These dense objects are only five percent protons, but those protons pack a punch.

  • Magnetic fields may be to blame for Jupiter’s skin-deep stripes
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT - A new model reveals how the planet's winds shape its familiar facade.

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