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Super-puffs: New class of exoplanets seen by Hubble have the density of cotton candy
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Super-puffs: New class of exoplanets seen by Hubble have the density of cotton candy

This new class of exoplanets has the lowest density of any planets discovered outside of our solar system.

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.

Astronauts conduct 'bypass surgery' on $2 bn cosmic ray detector, on ISS
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Astronauts conduct 'bypass surgery' on $2 bn cosmic ray detector, on ISS

Four spacewalks are needed to fix the spectrometer that will hunt for dark matter and antimatter for 8 ½ years.

NASA renames ice world, visited by New Horizon, 'Arrokoth' after Nazi-link backlash
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NASA renames ice world, visited by New Horizon, 'Arrokoth' after Nazi-link backlash

The planet was named Ultima Thule after a mythical European land that is beyond the borders of the known world.

Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system
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Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system

The carbon atoms is one of the three identified compounds that are found in the interstellar medium.

Scientists find 1,800 supernovae, may help measure the rate the universe expands
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Scientists find 1,800 supernovae, may help measure the rate the universe expands

A supernova is an exploding star that reached the end of its life and is sometimes brighter than the Sun.

NASA's Hubble telescope tracks the lifecycle of giant storms on Neptune's surface
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NASA's Hubble telescope tracks the lifecycle of giant storms on Neptune's surface

The storms on Neptune are so giant in size that their longest dimension is the size of the Earth.

Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate
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Our Milky Way galaxy weighs 1.5 trillion solar masses, Hubble & Gaia estimate

The new mass estimate puts our galaxy on the beefier side compared to other galaxies in the universe.

Is Neptune's tiny, new moon just debris from an ancient collision with comets?
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Is Neptune's tiny, new moon just debris from an ancient collision with comets?

The new moon & Neptune's second largest, Proteus, are suspiciously close in the context of astronomy.

NASA finds unsual storms on Uranus, Neptune surface in yearly planet checkup
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NASA finds unsual storms on Uranus, Neptune surface in yearly planet checkup

The mysterious dark storm was discovered by Hubble during Neptune's southern summer.

NASA's Hubble Telescope stumbles upon a dwarf galaxy 30 million light years away
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NASA's Hubble Telescope stumbles upon a dwarf galaxy 30 million light years away

Researchers used the Hubble Telescope to study white dwarf stars within the globular cluster NGC 6752.

Hubble Space Telescope's camera is back in action after one-week shutdown
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Hubble Space Telescope's camera is back in action after one-week shutdown

Wide Field Camera 3 on the Hubble Space Telescope had shut on 8 January due to a hardware problem.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera shuts down due to hardware issues
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera shuts down due to hardware issues

Hubble's 3 other science instruments are still working fine, with celestial observations continuing.

NASA's explorer 'phoned home' after journey to the most distant world ever
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NASA's explorer 'phoned home' after journey to the most distant world ever

The explorer travelled 4 billion-mile to a frozen rock at the edge of the solar system.

NASA spaceship New Horizons zooms toward Ultima Thule: How to watch it LIVE
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NASA spaceship New Horizons zooms toward Ultima Thule: How to watch it LIVE

NASA will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark flyby of the Ultima Thule.

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures galaxy formation that resembles a smiley face
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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures galaxy formation that resembles a smiley face

On Saturday, it posted an image on its Instagram handle that showed two yellow orbs above an arc of light — painting a smiley face in space.

Superflares from red dwarf stars likely to affect habitability of planets: Hubble
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Superflares from red dwarf stars likely to affect habitability of planets: Hubble

Hubble is observing such stars through a large programme called HAZMAT.

NASA's Chandra mission suffers a glitch, most likely due to failure of a gyroscope
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NASA's Chandra mission suffers a glitch, most likely due to failure of a gyroscope

NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has entered a protective "safe mode".

NASA's Hubble struggles with a positioning problem after losing its gyroscope
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NASA's Hubble struggles with a positioning problem after losing its gyroscope

As a result, Hubble remains in so-called safe mode and all science observations are on hold.

Astronomers find evidence of a Neptune-sized exomoon outside our solar system
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Astronomers find evidence of a Neptune-sized exomoon outside our solar system

The exomoon is unusual because of its large size, comparable to the diameter of Neptune.