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Debris from a near-Earth comet could create an new meteor shower this week

Submit on Sunday, December 10th, 2023 21:12

Debris from the near-Earth comet 46P/Wirtanen could enter our planet’s atmosphere, triggering a new meteor shower on Tuesday, Dec. 12, called the Lambda-Sculptorids.

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Watch ISS astronaut speak with Nobel Prize winners on Dec. 11

Submit on Sunday, December 10th, 2023 18:12

International Space Station commander Andreas Mogensen will speak with two Nobel laureates on Dec. 11. You can watch the event live, for free.

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This Week In Space podcast: Episode 90 — The Wizard of Griffith Observatory

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 23:12

On Episode 90 of This Week In Space, Tariq and Rod discuss archaeoastronomy with the amazing Dr. Ed Krupp.

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Japan may delay its Mars moon sampling mission MMX due to rocket problems

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 22:11

Japan’s ambitious mission to explore the two mini moons of Mars could be facing a lengthy delay as JAXA’s new H3 rocket, which will launch MMX, failed on its debut flight in March.

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How can we restore public trust in science? (op-ed)

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 21:11

In an age of diminishing trust in science, scientists need to change how they work with the public and within the broader scientific community.

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‘Foundation’ fuels up for a thrilling 3rd season on Apple TV Plus

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 20:11

Apple TV Plus continues exploring the universe of the sci-fi show ‘Foundation’ with a third season approval .

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket set to launch secretive X-37B space plane? on Dec. 10

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 18:11

The U.S. Space Force’s mysterious X-37B space plane is poised to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Sunday (Dec. 10), and you can likely watch it live.

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An asteroid will eclipse the puzzling red star Betelgeuse on Dec. 11

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 08:11

Betelgeuse, one of the most recognizable stars in the night sky, will disappear for several seconds in a rare asteroid occultation on the evening of Dec. 11.

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