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Rocket Report: Starliner launch preps; Indian rocket engine human-rated

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Enlarge / The first stage of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket was lifted onto its launch platform this week in preparation ...

Total solar eclipses through the decades

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Dr. Sarah Adams

The complete shrouding of our sun by the moon has mesmerized humanity for millennia — a moment in time when skies darken ...

Supernova: Astronomers crack cosmic ‘murder mystery’

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Dr. Sarah Adams

By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent 1 hour ago Image caption, The neutron star in purple has been found to be at the ...

Scientists identify neutron star born out of supernova seen in 1987

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Dr. Sarah Adams

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When a star up to 20 times the mass of our sun exploded in a nearby ...

Odysseus is on lunar surface after moon landing attempt

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Dr. Sarah Adams

For the first time since the last of the Apollo missions in 1972, an American spacecraft reached the surface of the moon ...

NASA Eclipse Soundscapes Project will record how 2024’s total solar eclipse impacts nature

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Dr. Sarah Adams

While humans will enjoy the majesty of the total solar eclipse as it sweeps across several states in the U.S. on April ...

First commercial spacecraft lands on the Moon

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. A commercial ...

Intuitive Machines lands on moon in nail-biting descent of private Odysseus lander, a 1st for US since 1972

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Dr. Sarah Adams

After a nail-biting descent and a tense silence from the lunar surface, the United States is back on the moon. Odysseus, a ...

World’s oldest known decimal point discovered in merchant’s notes from 1440s Italy

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Dr. Sarah Adams

The decimal point is 150 years older than historians thought it was, newfound notes from 15th-century Italy reveal. Decimal points are so ...

I’m an astronaut. Here’s what I can tell you about what you’ll experience in the Mars simulator for a year

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Dr. Sarah Adams

NASA has put out a call for applicants to apply to be test subjects for an upcoming human space exploration Mars study ...