Bezos Is Building A House For His Big Brother

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Blue Origin and its founder Jeff Bezos do a little one-upmanship on the old saying, “go big or go home.” With the groundbreaking of their new orbital vehicle manufacturing complex, they are going big AND going home. The new facility will be located ne...
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  • On: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:25:08 +0000

Very Large Telescope Images Of Jupiter Prepare Us For Juno Arrival

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Launching back in 2011, NASA's Juno mission has spent the past five years traversing the gulf that lies between Earth and Jupiter. When it arrives (in just a few days time!), it will be the second long-term mission to the gas giant in history. And in the ...
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  • On: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:10:41 +0000

Professor Stephen Hawking Intends To Map The Known Universe

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Back in 1997, a team of leading scientists and cosmologists came together to establish the COSMOS supercomputing center at Cambridge University. Under the auspices of famed physicist Stephen Hawking, this facility and its supercomputer are dedicated to th...
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  • On: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:08:47 +0000

Jupiter Probe Gets by with Blender's Worth of Energy

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Not only is Juno expected to get closer to Jupiter than any other spacecraft in history, but it will also complete its mission completely powered by solar energy. 
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How To Find Jupiter and Other Skywatching Objects in July 2016 | Video

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The gas giant shines bright in the western sky after sunset. Mars and Saturn are in the southern sky "after nightfall." (use a telescope to get a better view). ...
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  • On: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:27:00 EDT

Saturn Moon Enceladus' Plumes May Resemble Earth's 'Lost City'

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Saturn's intriguing moon Enceladus could resemble Earth's Lost City, a network of hydrothermal vents in the Atlantic Ocean where life survives despite cold and darkness....
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