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Massive sunspot is turning towards Earth this can result in major solar flares that can effect electrical systems
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Massive sunspot is turning towards Earth this can result in major solar flares that can effect electrical systems

These sunspots occur on the photosphere region of the sun and can be huge in size - up to 50,000 kilometres in diameter

China's Tianwen-1 mission captures unique image of the Earth and moon on its way to Mars
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China's Tianwen-1 mission captures unique image of the Earth and moon on its way to Mars

The black and white image was captured by the spacecraft some 1.2 million kilometres away from Earth, on 27 July.

On NASA's Curiosity rover's eight anniversary, here are some of its top findings on Mars
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On NASA's Curiosity rover's eight anniversary, here are some of its top findings on Mars

The car-sized rover created by NASA has travelled a total of 23.06km on the Red Planet while providing us with several images and important data.

Discs of active, non-active spiral twin galaxies have significant differences, study proposes
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Discs of active, non-active spiral twin galaxies have significant differences, study proposes

Researchers scoured through over 600 spiral galaxies that are 'almost twin' but had different nuclear activity.

NASA weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars
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NASA weather satellite, Virtual Telescope capture Perseverance rover, Ingenuity launch to Mars

The satellite GOES 16 spotted the smoke plume released as the rover launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 30 July.

ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away
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ESO's telescope captures stunning images of a 'cosmic butterfly' nebula 3,000 lightyears away

This ‘butterfly’ shape is a rare occurrence as only 10 to 20 percent of nebulae generate the bipolar shape.

NASA’s Juno captures astounding pictures of Jupiter to celebrate its four year anniversary
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NASA’s Juno captures astounding pictures of Jupiter to celebrate its four year anniversary

Launched on 5 August 2011, the solar power-driven Juno spacecraft arrived at the largest planet in our solar system on 4 July 2016.

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.

Possibility of life higher below surface of Mars, space radiation may act as catalyst, study suggests
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Possibility of life higher below surface of Mars, space radiation may act as catalyst, study suggests

While conditions are considered less harsh and traces of water have also been found, the subsurface has yet to be fully-explored.

NASA's Perseverance rover to Mars set for launch at 5.25 pm IST today: How to watch it live
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NASA's Perseverance rover to Mars set for launch at 5.25 pm IST today: How to watch it live

The mission is supposed to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida aboard the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

Virgin Galactic reveals the interiors of its SpaceShipTwo Cabin that will take tourists to space
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Virgin Galactic reveals the interiors of its SpaceShipTwo Cabin that will take tourists to space

The passengers clad in space suits designed by the Under Armour company will be able to leave their seats and float about the cabin.

Teens from Surat spot Earth-bound asteroid HLV2514 in telescope images; IASC verifies discovery
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Teens from Surat spot Earth-bound asteroid HLV2514 in telescope images; IASC verifies discovery

The 14-year-olds discovered the asteroid during the two-month-long nationwide ‘All India Asteroid Search Campaign 2020’ organised by SPACE India and IASC.

Perseid meteor shower 2020: Interesting facts, tips to spot the year's best meteor shower this August
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Perseid meteor shower 2020: Interesting facts, tips to spot the year's best meteor shower this August

Following the faint Delta Aquariids meteor shower in July come the Perseids, which is arguably the best and brightest meteor shower throughout the year.

Extreme fungus from Chernobyl under study for use in protective shields against space radiation
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Extreme fungus from Chernobyl under study for use in protective shields against space radiation

Scientists have theorised that these organisms could serve as radiation shields for future astronauts on long-distance missions.

NASA plans to send telescope into the stratosphere on a stadium-sized balloon to study the cosmos
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NASA plans to send telescope into the stratosphere on a stadium-sized balloon to study the cosmos

The balloon stationed at a 40-km altitude will study far-infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye.

Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds
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Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds

In proving that Venus is geographically active, scientists are looking to understand why Earth and Venus evolved so differently despite being so similar.

Japan's Hayabusa-2 asteroid sampling mission to study another asteroid before return to Earth
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Japan's Hayabusa-2 asteroid sampling mission to study another asteroid before return to Earth

Hayabusa 2 will be going on an 'extended mission' to study two other asteroids that are small and fast spinning.

Asteroid 2020 ND expected to pass Earth at dizzying speed of 48,000 kmph at 8.43 pm IST
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Asteroid 2020 ND expected to pass Earth at dizzying speed of 48,000 kmph at 8.43 pm IST

The asteroid was 'nudged' into Earth's near neighbourhood by the gravitational pull of planets as it orbits through the solar system.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.