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  • The Milky Way cannibalized a neighboring galaxy
  • Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - Ten billion years ago, our galaxy ate one of its smaller neighbors.

  • India’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft launches for the Moon
  • Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - The mission will explore our satellite’s south pole with a lander, a rover, and an orbiter.

  • The Sky This Week from July 19 to 28
  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - The Moon takes center stage this week as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic landing. Late in the week, our satellite makes a lovely sight next to the Hyades star cluster.

  • Musk confirms Starhopper survived fire
  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT -

    The next-gen spacecraft is just fine after experiencing a fireball.



  • Dark stars: The seeds of supermassive black holes?
  • Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - The early universe was a very different place than it is now. But it may have been the perfect environment for a strange class of giant, puffy stars that used dark matter as fuel.

  • If the Apollo 11 astronauts had died, here’s the speech Nixon would have read
  • Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - Walking on the Moon is inherently dangerous, which is why President Richard Nixon had a speech ready in case Armstrong and Aldrin encountered a fatal mishap.

  • Compound in red wine, resveratrol, could help astronauts walk on Mars
  • Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT - New research suggests drinking red wine could slow muscle loss in astronauts on long-duration spaceflights.


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