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Physicists keep trying to break the rules of gravity but this supermassive black hole just said ‘no’

October 17th, 2020 by

A new test of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity has proved the 20th Century physicist right again, this time using a supermassive black hole.

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Watch Venus glide by in this serene video from the BepiColombo spacecraft’s flyby

October 17th, 2020 by

A European-Japanese spacecraft just flew by Venus on its long, winding road to Mercury, snapping some stellar photos along the way.

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On This Day in Space: Oct. 17, 2016: Antares rocket returns to flight

October 17th, 2020 by

On Oct. 17, 2016, Orbital ATK returned to flight, successfully launching a cargo shipment to the International Space Station. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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Elon Musk says SpaceX’s 1st Starship trip to Mars could fly in 4 years

October 17th, 2020 by

SpaceX is on track to launch its first Mars mission in as little as four years from now, SpaceX’s founder and CEO Elon Musk said Friday (Oct. 16) at the International Mars Society Convention.

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