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Astronomer denies improper use of web data

ByJeffHechtASpanishastronomerhasadmittedheaccessedinternettelescopelogsofanotherastronomer’sobservationsofagiantobjectorbitingbeyondNeptune–butdeniesdoinganythingwrong.Jose-LuisOrtizoftheInstituteofAs

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Computer bug forces Mars probe to freeze

ByStuartClarkForthefirsttimeinits8-yearmission

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Mystery glitch prompts Mars orbiter shutdown

AMYSTERYglitchhassenttheMarsGlobalSurveyorspacecraftinto“safemode”forthefirsttimeinitseight-yearlife.Nowengineersfacearaceagainsttimetodiagnosetheproblemandfixtheprobe.Thespacecraft’stroublesbeganon30

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永利国际总站:Comet tails of the unexpected

ByStuartClarkON4JULY

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Birthplace of famous Mars meteorite pinpointed

ByDavidLChandler(Image:JSC/NASA)Theoriginalhomeoftheworld’smostfamousspacerock

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First light for giant southern telescope

ByJeffHecht(Image:SALT)(Image:SALT)AnunusualgianttelescopehastakenitsfirstphotographsofthenightskyfromitsperchinthemountainsoftheKarooregionofSouthAfrica.TheSouthernAfricanLargeTelescope(SALT)i

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Squashed asteroid has planet-like qualities

AHAMBURGER-shapedasteroidischallengingourunderstandingofasteroidformation.ImagesfromtheHubbleSpaceTelescopehaverevealedthatCeres

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Katrina leaves next shuttle launch in doubt

ByKellyYoungHurricaneKatrinahasleftthedateofthenextspaceshuttlelaunchuncertainfollowingover$1billionindamagetotwoNASAcentresontheGulfcoast.“Untilweactuallycaucusasamanagementteamandfigureoutwhatourcon

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Blazing gamma-ray burst is most distant ever

ByJeffHecht(Image:DrDanielReichart)Astronomershavespottedapowerfulburstofgammaraysandlightfromtheexplosionofagiantstarthattookplacewhentheuniversewasjust800to900millionyearsold.Itisthemostdistantg

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永利国际总站:The word: Astropalaeobiology

Scientistsareonthehuntforwhatcouldbehumankind’sgreatestdiscovery:evidenceoflifeonotherplanets.Andtheyneedallthetoolstheycanget.NASAhascreatedanambitiousastrobiologyprogramme

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Second mission for Chinese astronauts draws closer

ByKellyYoungChinacouldlaunchitsnextcrewedspacecraftintospacebeforetheendofSeptember

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Mars rover Spirit surveys view from hilltop

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell)NASA’sSpiritroverissurveyingthelayofthelandfromitsperchatopHusbandHillinMars’sGusevCrater–andthepanoramicviewitisbeamingbackisoneofthehighlightsofthe20-mo

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Cassini swoops down on Titan

ByKellyYoungTheCassinispacecraftswoopedjust1075kilometresaboveSaturn’scloudymoonTitanonWednesday

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New entrant in the space race

Thecontrastcouldhardlybegreater.WhileNASAdithersoveritsnextgenerationoflaunchvehicle

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Solar flare causes widespread radio blackout

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)TheSununleashedatorrentofX-raysonWednesday

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The Planets by Dava Sobel

ByAmandaGefterDAVASobel’slatestbookisapoeticmeditationonoursunanditsnineplanets.Itmeandersgracefullythroughhistory

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New dish to follow the Venus Express

ByKellyYoung(Image:Euronews)TheEuropeanSpaceAgencyissettoopenadeepspacecommunicationantennainSpaintohelptrackitssoon-to-be-launchedcrafttoVenus.Thespaceagencywillinauguratethe35-metre-diameterradi

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Dead galaxies defy galactic formation theories

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:MHudson/RSmith/UofWaterloo/GeminiObservatory)Thelargestgalaxiesin93galacticclustersneartheMilkyWaystoppedformingstars13billionyearsago

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Cassini sees dusty ‘spokes' in Saturn's rings

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:NASA/JPL/SpaceScienceInstitute)TheCassinispacecrafthasfinallyspotteddusty“spokes”inSaturn’sringsthatwerefirstseenabout25yearsago.Researchershopetomonitorhowthespokeswaxandwaneover

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Comet's minerals hint at liquid water

ByMaggieMcKee

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Mix 'n' match may explain comet's muddy surface

THEmorewelearnaboutcometsthemoremysterioustheybecome.WhenNASA’sDeepImpactspacecraftblastedintoTempel1itdemonstratedthatthecometisafluffyballofpowder

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Critics say NASA's Moon plan is too costly

ByKellyYoungCosts–andNASA’sreputationforgoingoverbudgetonlargeprogrammes–aremajorhurdlestheagencywillhavetoovercometosendpeoplebacktotheMoon

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Titan's long-sought sea revealed by radar

ByDavidLChandler(Image:NASA/JPL)ThefirstseadiscoveredonanysurfaceotherthanEarth’smayhavebeenfoundonSaturn’smoonTitan.NewradarimagesfromtheCassinispacecraft

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Space billiards to head off asteroid collisions

ByHazelMuirAVIRTUALgameofinterplanetarypoolhasrevealedthebestwaytoknockanasteroidoffcourseandpreventitcollidingwiththeEarth.Severalearlierstudieshavesimulatedtheeffectsoffiringaprojectileatamenacingas

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Design choices may hurry humans to Mars

ByDavidLChandlerAhumanmissiontoMarscouldbeaccomplishedmuchsoonerthanNASApreviouslyhoped–providingtherightchoicesaremadefortheshuttle’sreplacement.Usingvariouscomponentsoftheshuttle’ssuccessor–theCrewE

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Moon astronauts face X-ray danger

ByDavidShigaFuturelunarastronautscouldbeharmedbyX-rayoutburstsfromtheSunthatoccurwithoutwarningandcandeliverdangerousdosesofradiationinjustafewminutes

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The mystery xenon in Earth’s atmosphere came from icy comets

ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM

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The hottest planet yet is twice Jupiter’s size and hot as a star

NASA/ESA/G.BaconByLeahCraneThisnewexoplanetistoohottohandle.AttwicethesizeofJupiterandwithtemperaturesreaching4600kelvin(over4300°C)

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SpaceX launches first reused Dragon capsule full of research

SpaceXByLeahCraneOn3June

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Aliens need a lot more time to find us

“So

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Of presidents and planets: Neil deGrasse Tyson looks ahead

ArtStreiber/AugustWhatdoyouthinkPresidentBarackObama’ssciencelegacywillbe?It’stoosoontotell

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The search for ET must go on

ByMichaelBrooksIfyou’veeverwonderedhowanyoneintheirrightmindcangetexcitedaboutthesearchforextraterrestrialintelligence

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Old Scientist: Space travel? Waste of money

NASAByMickO'HareWETRYnevertobenaive.Weknowthatideology

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NASA is right to pay homage to the living for the first time

NASATRADITIONhasbeenbroken.NASAlastweeknamedoneofitsmissions

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Europe's Mars rover may need to slim down

ByNewScientistSpaceandAFPTheEuropeanSpaceAgency’sExoMarsmission

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Did the new moon lose its iron heart?

Themoonmaynotbejustachipofftheoldplanetaryblock.ItcouldhaveformedatthesametimeasEarthfromthesameprimordialstuff.ThecurrenttheorysaysthatthematerialthatnowformsourmoonwasejectedwhenEarthwasstruckbyanot

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'Life came from Mars' theory survives pressure test

OPPONENTSoftheideathatlifeoriginatedonMars

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The dreams our stuff is made of

Melies/REX/ShutterstockBySimonIngsLongbeforewecanbuildsomethingforreal

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Editorial: Space missiles speak louder than words

DIDtheBulletinoftheAtomicScientistsknowsomethingtherestofusdidnot?Lastweek

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Mass of a white dwarf star directly measured for the first time

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SPLByMattReynoldsMeasuringthemassofstarsisn’taneasyfeat– youcan’texactlypopthemonapairofscales.ButthankstooneofEinstein’skeypredictionsofgeneralrelativity

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永利国际总站:Festivals 2017: Feel at one with the universe

BluedotFestivalByMaryHaltonandextrareportingbyKatAustenBluedotleadsthepackforscienceatfestivalsthissummer.FollowingitsdebutatJodrellBankinCheshirelastyear

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Ride the ion train from the Moon to Earth

ByKellyYoung(Image:JLane)SpacecraftcouldonedaybepropelledbyionbeamsshootingupfromtheMoon

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永利国际总站:Pluto probe finds surprises at Jupiter

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI)(Image:NASA)NASA’sNewHorizonsspacecrafthasalreadyturnedupsomesurprisesatJupiter.Theprobe

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Anti-satellite weapon used simple technology

ByDavidShigaRelativelysimpletechnologysufficestotakeoutasatellitethewaytheChinesegovernmentapparentlydidlastweek

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Private space firm tests futuristic rocket engine

ByKellyYoung(Image:XCORAerospace)XCORAerospacehastestfiredanearlyversionofarocketenginefuelledbyliquidmethaneandliquidoxygen(LOX).SuchenginesmayonedaybeusedtoefficientlylaunchspacecrafttoandfromtheMo

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Mars rover sees signs of microbe-friendly layers in ancient lake

NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSByLeahCraneAncientMars’slakesmayhavehadtwohabitablezones.AstudyofmudstonesinGalecratershowsthatthelakethatonceresidedtherewassplitintodistinctlayers:oneclosertothewater’sedges

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China missile test was legal

Near-Earthorbithasbecomeamoredangerousplace

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Satellite swarm to study aurora's triggers

ByDavidShigaAfleetofsatellitescalledTHEMISwilllaunchinFebruarytodeterminewhattriggersmagnetic‘substorms’onEarththatcauseaurorasandmayunleashradiationthatcanendangerastronautsandfrysatellites.Substorms

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Extra fin to fix new rocket's wobble

ByKellyYoung(Image:UPAerospace/KRQE)OfficialswithUPAerospacehavepinpointedwhatwentwrongwiththeirmaidenrocketlaunchlastyear.Theysaytheyhavefixedaproblemwiththerocket’sfins

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Dark matter gets its own dark force

ByZeeyaMeraliThebehaviouroftheBulletcluster–theposter-childfortheexistenceofdarkmatter–isprovokingsomecosmologiststoproposethattheremightbeafifthfundamentalforce.Mostphysicistsareconfidentthattheyhave

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在索尔福德码头从水中找到的男子已经死亡

警方已经证实

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