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The best sci-fi movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix in July

 The best sci-fi movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix in July

Reported by Space

A veritable treasure trove of sci-fi is available at your fingertips. ...
  • By: Space
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 10:03 +0000

How NASA will launch Mars samples off the Red Planet

 How NASA will launch Mars samples off the Red Planet

Reported by Space

The 10-foot-tall (3 meters) Mars Ascent Vehicle will blast rock, sediment and atmospheric samples off Mars in the early 2030s, in the first-ever rocket launch from the surface of another planet. ...
  • By: Space
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 10:00 +0000

Large Hadron Collider scientists hail most powerful collisions ever as detector gets back to work

 Large Hadron Collider scientists hail most powerful collisions ever as detector gets back to work

Reported by Space

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is back with more powerful collisions than ever before and scientists are thrilled to see what they can learn. ...
  • By: interesting@elizabethhowell.ca (Elizabeth Howell)
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 10:00 +0000

Russian cosmonauts spread anti-Ukraine propaganda from space station

 Russian cosmonauts spread anti-Ukraine propaganda from space station

Reported by Space

Russia's federal space agency recently shared images of its cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station brandishing the flags of two Russian-backed separatist territories in eastern Ukraine. ...
  • By: Space
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 10:00 +0000

James Webb Space Telescope will watch smashing worlds in high definition

 James Webb Space Telescope will watch smashing worlds in high definition

Reported by Space

The messy system of Beta Pictoris will come under scrutiny to learn how similar it is to our solar system. ...
  • By: interesting@elizabethhowell.ca (Elizabeth Howell)
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 10:00 +0000

On This Day In Space: July 6, 1938: Discovery of Jupiter's Moon Lysithea

 On This Day In Space: July 6, 1938: Discovery of Jupiter's Moon Lysithea

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On July 6, 1938, an American astronomer named Seth Barnes Nicholson discovered Jupiter's moon Lysithea. ...
  • By: hweitering@space.com (Hanneke Weitering)
  • On: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 09:12 +0000