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Using SOPHIE, scientists discover 'unusual planetary system' WASP 148, from the ground
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Using SOPHIE, scientists discover 'unusual planetary system' WASP 148, from the ground

WASP 148 was host to two planets WASP 148b that orbits around its in nine days and WASP 148c which takes four times longer.

MOMO-5, a rocket by private Japanese firm fails to reach space, faces malfunction
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MOMO-5, a rocket by private Japanese firm fails to reach space, faces malfunction

Due to some malfunction when it reached the point of maximum aerodynamic pressure, the rocket could not launch and crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date
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NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date

People will be able to see inner regions of faraway galaxies, close ups of planets, nebulas, the nuclei of comets and more with this feature.

2I/Borisov comet was formed in another planetary system that might be similar to ours
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2I/Borisov comet was formed in another planetary system that might be similar to ours

The comet is expected to reach its closest point to the Sun on 8 December and closest point to the Earth soon after.

Mapping the sudden rise of Asian Space forces and understanding what it means
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Mapping the sudden rise of Asian Space forces and understanding what it means

Militaries across Asia are setting up special branches for space operations after the US.

Space junk, astrobiology, law: Hottest space sciences that will explode in 2019
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Space junk, astrobiology, law: Hottest space sciences that will explode in 2019

2019 will be big for all things space, going by the International Astronautical Congress this year.

ISRO ties up with three companies to assemble 27 satellites in three years
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ISRO ties up with three companies to assemble 27 satellites in three years

The consortium is led by Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bharat Electronics Limited and the Tatas.

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Astronomers discover "hottest gas giant" planet with more than 4,300 degrees of temperature

Because the planet is tidally locked to its star, one side of the planet is always facing toward the star, and one side is in perpetual darkness.

Government of India clarifies that it is not going to brew beer in space
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Government of India clarifies that it is not going to brew beer in space

Sisir Kumar Adhikari, an MP for Trinamool Congress decided to enquire about the apparent plans of Indian Government to brew beer in space.

New study suggests that the hidden sea may be closer to surface on Saturn's moon Enceladus
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New study suggests that the hidden sea may be closer to surface on Saturn's moon Enceladus

Saturn moon Enceladus's hidden sea might be closer to the surface than previously thought, suggests a new study that found the south polar region of the moon to be warmer than expected just a few feet below its icy surface.

Nasa study finds that space travel can alter your genes
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Nasa study finds that space travel can alter your genes

Nasa scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression.

Nasa's new mission to study black holes set for 2020 launch
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Nasa's new mission to study black holes set for 2020 launch

NASA said on Wednesday it plans to launch in 2020 a $188 million mission that will allow astronomers to explore, for the first time, the hidden details of some of the most extreme and exotic astronomical objects, such as stellar and supermassive black holes, neutron stars and pulsars

Hello from the other side? Short flashes of radio waves recorded from outer space
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Hello from the other side? Short flashes of radio waves recorded from outer space

Analysing over 650 hours of archival data, a team of astronomers has for the first time uncovered "Fast Radio Burst" from outer space.

NASA provided these amazing images of the Earth's surface taken from International Space Station
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NASA provided these amazing images of the Earth's surface taken from International Space Station

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko began their aboard a space station on March 27, 2015. Researchers hope to better understand how the adapts to long-duration spaceflight, according to NASA.

Whoa! Most luminous galaxy in the universe discovered, with light equal to 300 trillion suns
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Whoa! Most luminous galaxy in the universe discovered, with light equal to 300 trillion suns

Scientists have discovered the most luminous galaxy in the universe to date that shines brightly with light equal to more than 300 trillion Suns.

NASA spots mysterious bright lights on dwarf planet Ceres as explorer probe nears orbit
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NASA spots mysterious bright lights on dwarf planet Ceres as explorer probe nears orbit

The discovery of another bright light on the dwarf planet Ceres has NASA scientists perplexed as the US Dawn probe prepares to enter the orbit of the largest object in the asteroid belt and possibly resolve the mystery.

NASA's Curiosity rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars
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NASA's Curiosity rover clicks stunning selfie on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the “Mojave” site on the Red Planet where its drill collected the mission's second taste of Mount Sharp.

Next NASA New Frontiers mission with robotic explorers to begin in 2016
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Next NASA New Frontiers mission with robotic explorers to begin in 2016

NASA has announced to start its next mission in the New Frontiers line - a cost-capped class of $1 billion robotic solar-system explorers - in 2016.

NASA scientists recreate space dust found in dying stars in lab
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NASA scientists recreate space dust found in dying stars in lab

NASA scientists have recreated, right here on Earth, dust grains similar to those that form in the outer layers of dying stars.

NASA finds clues to possible water flow on Mars
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NASA finds clues to possible water flow on Mars

US space agency NASA said Monday its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Odyssey orbiter have sent back clues that liquid water may still exist today on the Red Planet.