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May 25, 2022

James Webb Space Telescope practices tracking an asteroid for the 1st time

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Webb going through the paces!


NASA’s next-generation space observatory successfully watched a moving asteroid as the telescope inches towards the end of its six-month commissioning period.

The successful tracking of a nearby object shows that the James Webb Space Telescope can keep a watch on solar system objects as well as the distant galaxies, stars and other faraway objects it is expected to observe in its perhaps 20-year lifespan.

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May 25, 2022

It’s Official: Astronomers Have Discovered Another Earth

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Is this true?


NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovered an Earth-like planet circling a nearby star within the Goldilocks zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is around 500 light-years from Earth.

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May 25, 2022

NASA plans to launch an unexpected organism to space to study cosmic radiation

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Cosmic radiation remains a significant danger to spacefarers.


A new experiment that is set to accompany the Artemis 1 mission will analyze how brewer’s yeast fares against cosmic radiation.

May 25, 2022

Your Martian Dream Home, Made By Fungi

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Your Martian Dream Home, Made By Fungi ‘… it was the cheapest building material known.’ — Larry Niven, 1968.

3D Printed Glass Uses Stereolithography Techniques ‘All that with glass…’ — Frank Herbert, 1972.

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May 24, 2022

World’s most powerful rocket SLS to return to launchpad for wet dress rehearsal, says NASA

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May 24, 2022

Here’s the Last Selfie From the Fading InSight Mars Lander

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The dust-covered probe will focus on collecting data during its final months on Mars.

May 24, 2022

Now You Can Download the Entire Universe… All 3000 TB of It

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Now you can download the universe into the palm of your hand. Scientists have created a realistic simulation of space and it’s available to all.

May 24, 2022

They’re Building a Hotel in Space Beginning in 2025

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The Orbital Assembly Corporation plans to begin building the Voyager Station, the first commercial space station with artificial gravity, in 2025.

May 24, 2022

Humans Could Soon Live in a Giant Space Station Orbiting Ceres

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A theoretical physicist has outlined how mankind could build a giant spinning space settlement in orbit around Ceres. It involves a space elevator.

May 23, 2022

How to land a job at $2.7 billion fintech Thought Machine, which pays $75,000 for entry-level roles and is hiring right now

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Thought Machine CEO Paul Taylor was the brains behind Google’s text-to-speech technology. He now runs the company on the same principles learnt in his early career at Google.


An image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows an unusual interaction of four dwarf galaxies, so close together that all of them would fit within the Milky Way.

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