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Mars has multiple pools of liquid water around a main reservoir, astronomers argue in new study
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Mars has multiple pools of liquid water around a main reservoir, astronomers argue in new study

The area in question is the closest 'habitable' place on Mars that has been found so far, the study authors said.

Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation
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Stunning 'eye of the serpent' spotted by Hubble in spiral arms of a galaxy in the Hydra constellation

Only half of all the known spiral galaxies have a central bar-like structure, including NGC 2835 and our Milky Way galaxy.

ESA awards contracts worth €129.4 million for design, manufacture, testing of Hera asteroid mission
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ESA awards contracts worth €129.4 million for design, manufacture, testing of Hera asteroid mission

The Hera mission will be the first spacecraft in history to explore a binary asteroid system.

France's space agencies is in talks with ISRO to provide Mission Alpha-like equipment for Gaganyaan astronauts
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France's space agencies is in talks with ISRO to provide Mission Alpha-like equipment for Gaganyaan astronauts

Four short-listed Indian Air Force pilots and prospective astronauts for the Gagangyaan mission are currently undergoing training in Russia.

Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests
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Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests

The mystery has enthralled skywatchers since the star began to lose brightness, and fast, in October 2019.

ESA scientists discover dead star in the Milky Way emitting a unique radiation mix
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ESA scientists discover dead star in the Milky Way emitting a unique radiation mix

Radio bursts are t mystery, they pulse brightly in radio waves for just a few milliseconds before fading away and are rarely seen again.

NASA-ESA Solar Orbiter mission spots 'campfires' in closest images ever taken of the Sun
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NASA-ESA Solar Orbiter mission spots 'campfires' in closest images ever taken of the Sun

Campfires, researchers say, could be tiny versions of solar flares or an entirely new phenomenon that isn't yet understood.

Green glow seen in the atmosphere of Mars, similar to Earth's from space station
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Green glow seen in the atmosphere of Mars, similar to Earth's from space station

One of the brightest emissions on Earth is a night glow, from a wavelength of light emitted by oxygen that hasn't been seen on another planet.

'Infant magnetar': 240 yo neutron star spotted after recent X-ray burst, youngest recorded
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'Infant magnetar': 240 yo neutron star spotted after recent X-ray burst, youngest recorded

It has a magnetic field 1,000 times stronger than a typical neutron star and some 100 million times stronger than the most powerful artificial magnets.

Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming
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Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

When the algae bloom in a large area simultaneously, it turns the snow bright green and it can be spotted from space.

Scientists worried about Earth's weakening magnetic field; swarm satellites to investigate
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Scientists worried about Earth's weakening magnetic field; swarm satellites to investigate

Earth's magnetic field has been weakening across a wide stretch of area for reasons unknown. Scientists have found the magnetic field from Africa to South America to be gradually weakening.

ESA to explore the moon’s polar regions using a rover that is laser-powered by their lander
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ESA to explore the moon’s polar regions using a rover that is laser-powered by their lander

NASA and ISRO have revealed that the permanently shadowed regions at the poles are rich in hydrogen and water ice can be found there.

Hubble Space Telescope captures sharpest images of the disintegration of the comet Atlas
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Hubble Space Telescope captures sharpest images of the disintegration of the comet Atlas

The comet was discovered on 29 December last year by the ATLAS robotic astronomical survey system.

NASA, European Space Agency data show drop in air pollution in India during COVID-19 lockdown
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NASA, European Space Agency data show drop in air pollution in India during COVID-19 lockdown

According ESA, Mumbai and Delhi have witnessed a significant reduction of around 40 to 50 percent of NO2 compared to last year.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Madrid air clears up after Spain's curbs on economic activity including road transport to tackle COVID-19 situation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Madrid air clears up after Spain's curbs on economic activity including road transport to tackle COVID-19 situation

The measures have curbed economic activity including road transport since 14 March, when the government implemented lockdown

Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission
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Coronavirus delays work on NASA’s moon rocket and capsule for the Artemis mission

There are two confirmed cases at NASA centres: Ames Research Center in California and Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.

ESA's Cheops mission to find habitable exoplanets halted due to error in Soyuz rocket
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ESA's Cheops mission to find habitable exoplanets halted due to error in Soyuz rocket

CHEOPS will focus on 100 extrasolar planets to see if there’s an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining life

ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch
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ESA's Cheops too look for habitable exoplanets: Where and when to watch the launch

Cheops, to be launched on Soyuz-Fregat rocket, is a new telescope whose name stands for CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite.

Swiss startup ClearSpace signs contract with ESA to make space debris-free
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Swiss startup ClearSpace signs contract with ESA to make space debris-free

The mission, ClearSpace-1, is to find and capture Vespa’s upper stage left in orbit after Vega's launch in 2013.

Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space
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Snooze Fest! ESA explores hibernation tech to send astronauts to distant world, deep space

Researchers are exploring new ways to lower the metabolic rate of astronauts by 75%, similar to some large hibernating animals like bears.