Asteroid Nereus will pass Earth at about 10 lunar distances on December 11, 2021. Scientists will study it. Its potential value is $5 billion in precious metals.
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Despite the collapse of the Arecibo radio telescope in 2020, astronomers are still using Arecibo data to make new insights into our universe.
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The Hera mission will take over after DART impacts an asteroid. Hera will analyze the impact area and learn more about Didymos and Dimorphos.
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A new study from scientists in the UK says that false fossils on Mars could complicate the search for microbial life. They could be mistaken for real fossils.
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NASA has released stunning new images of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune from the Hubble Space Telescope. These annual observations are called Hubble’s Grand Tour of the outer solar system.
NASA and SpaceX Launch First Rocket to Test Defense Against Giant Asteroid By Starting With Small One
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first full-scale mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, launched Wednesday on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Base in California. Just one part of NASA’s larger planetary defense strategy, DART – built and managed by the Johns […]
Using the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimeter Array), astronomers have unambiguously detected the presence of a disc around a planet outside our Solar System for the first time. The observations will shed new light on how moons and planets form in young stellar systems. “Our work presents a clear detection of a disc in which satellites […]
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