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Astronomers Find Super-Fast Rotation of Baby Star’s Jet

By ALMA September 7, 2021 Artist’s impression of a jet spiraling out of a protostar. Credit: Kyushu University, All rights reserved It is known that gas jets...

White Dwarfs Can Still Undergo Stable Thermonuclear Activity

To investigate the physics underpinning white dwarf evolution, astronomers compared cooling white dwarfs in two massive collections of stars: the globular clusters M3 and...

Cosmic Rays – Originating From Supernova Remnants and Pulsars – May...

Speedy cosmic rays, originating from supernova remnants and pulsars, likely impact galactic dynamics and star formation far more than previously known. Cosmic rays are charged...

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample – “Truly a...

Perseverance’s First Cored Mars Rock in Sample Tube: Perseverance’s first cored-rock sample is visible inside this titanium sample collection tube in this image taken...

Brilliant Star Cluster, Mars Rock & SpaceX Cargo Dragon

This September 1, 2021 image from NASA’s Perseverance rover shows a sample tube with its cored-rock contents inside. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS Mars Perseverance Rover Gathers Rock...

What Created the Mysterious Giant Troughs on Asteroid Vesta? New Theory...

The asteroid Vesta. Credit: NASA and JPL The troughs on Vesta have long been a topic of scientific speculation. The asteroid Vesta is the second largest...

Stunning Hubble Space Telescope Image of a Glittering Globular Cluster

By ESA/Hubble September 5, 2021 Hubble Space Telescope image of globular cluster NGC 6717. Credit: ESA/Hubble and NASA, A. Sarajedini This star-studded image from the NASA/ESA Hubble...

A Black Hole Triggers a Premature Supernova – First Observation of...

This illustration shows a massive star that is about to explode. The explosion was triggered after its dead-star companion (a black hole or neutron...

NASA’s Deep Space Network Looks to the Future

The 70-meter (230-foot) Deep Space Station 14 (DSS-14) is the largest Deep Space Network antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex near Barstow,...

Lucky 13? Mars Ingenuity Helicopter to Get Lower for More Detailed...

Animation of NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter from above. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech “The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward.” –Winston Churchill Following Flight...