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A recap of Juno's mission to Jupiter so far  Astronomy Magazine

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft is about to fly past Jupiter yet again to gather more data on the gas giant. With this 16th flyby, the Juno mission will have ...

The Sky This Week from December 14 to December 23  Astronomy Magazine

Comet 46P/Wirtanen reaches its peak while the Sun makes its lowest arc and the Full Moon makes its highest arc across our Northern Hemisphere sky.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Has Lots of Carbon  Astronomy Magazine

Data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows that Ceres' surface might have more than five times as much carbon as the most carbon-rich meteorites found on ...

Did a nearby supernova cause one of Earth's mass extinctions?  Astronomy Magazine

Supernovae are the explosive end stages of massive stars. About 2.6 million years ago, one such supernova lit up Earth's sky from about 150 light-years away.

Cycle 6 Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Flights Completed  SETI Institute

For the first time in the U.S. AAA program, one of this group's SOFIA flights was shared with four teacher Ambassadors from Germany. Image of U.S. ...

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The dark, high-pressure depths of Earth's interior is an unexpected place to find life. Now, an international group of scientists report there's 16.5 to 25 billion tons ...

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By slamming small particles into heavy gold nuclei at nearly the speed of light, scientists have created tiny, ultra-hot droplets of a bizarre type of matter called a ...

InSight shares the sounds of wind on Mars  Astronomy Magazine

On November 26, NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on Mars.

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New research shows that stars emitting high levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation could strip the atmospheres of their ultra-close exoplanets. While observing gas ...

Don't miss the Geminids tonight!  Astronomy Magazine

The Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight under nearly ideal conditions. Observers under a clear dark sky can expect to see up to 120 meteors per hour — an ...

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