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Bright Fireball seen over New York, Ohio area

(NASA) – A very bright fireball seen over New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania at 4:45:17 EST this morning, February 17th. It was captured by three NASA cameras. The video came…

Image of the protoplanetary disk around HL Tau taken by ALMA.

Visualization of the Protoplanetary Disk Around HL Tau

(Planetary Habitability Laboratory @ UPR Arecibo) – Here we show a test of a simple code to analyze and visualize the dust structure of protoplanetary disks. The impressive image of…

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Second bite of Martian mountain taken by NASA Rover

(NASA) – The second bite of a Martian mountain taken by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover hints at long-ago effects of water that was more acidic than any evidenced in the…

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North American Droughts longer than in past 1000 years

(NASA) Droughts in the U.S. Southwest and Central Plains during the last half of this century could be drier and longer than drought conditions seen in those regions in the…

filament crossing he lower face of the sun.

Large filament seen on face of the sun

ThisĀ image from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows a filament of solar material hovering above the sun’s surface. SDO shows colder material as dark and hotter material as light, so…

DSCOVR Launch

DSCOVR launch is a success, SpaceX rocket landing aborted.

Today, right on time the SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off in the third attempt to place the Space weather satellite DSCOVR on the other side of the moon at the…

Smiley Faced Galaxy Cluster

Hubble finds Smiley Faced Galaxy Cluster

It is not hard to see the smiley face at the center of this Hubble image. In the center of this image is the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849. You can…

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DSCOVR launch now set for Tuesday February 10th – Watch Live Here

UPDATE 2/10/15 – Launch was scrubbed due to wind levels. New launch date is Wednesday 2/11/15 at 6:03 pm eastern. 2/9/15 – The DSCOVR launch has Sunday was scrubbed due…