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Archive for November 17th, 2023

See the highest-resolution image ever snapped by ALMA radio telescope

November 17th, 2023 by

A new calibration technique allowed the ALMA radio telescope to capture its highest-resolution image ever, featuring a star in the final stages of its evolution.

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Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander is 20% off this weekend

November 17th, 2023 by

This deal is exclusive to Lego Insiders members, it goes live this weekend and it’s free to sign up.

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Say goodbye to Mars! The Red Planet hides behind the sun for 2 weeks

November 17th, 2023 by

Mars will disappear from the sky for a few weeks on Saturday (Nov. 18), moving to the opposite side of the sun as seen from Earth during the Red Planet’s period of solar conjunction.

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These SpaceX fans say they’ll stay after 1-day Starship launch delay to Saturday

November 17th, 2023 by

Travelers from near and far aren’t letting the launch delay deprive them of their chance to see the world’s largest rocket — Starship — take flight.

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Some exoplanets are shrinking. Here’s why

November 17th, 2023 by

Data from NASA’s Kepler telescope shows why puffy sub-Neptunes are shrinking to rocky super-Earths.

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Algol, the ‘Demon star of Perseus,’ gets eclipsed this week. Here’s how to see it

November 17th, 2023 by

The “Demon Star” of Algol gets eclipsed this week by one of its stellar siblings. Here’s what you need to know.

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Lost astronaut tool bag from ISS shines in new telescope image (photo)

November 17th, 2023 by

Astronauts on the International Space Station harmlessly lost a tool bag during a spacewalk on Nov. 1. A new telescope image from Rome shows the stray bag shining among the stars.

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Rogue rocket that slammed into the moon last year confirmed to be Chinese vehicle

November 17th, 2023 by

The rocket body that slammed into the moon in March 2022 was part of the Long March 3C that launched China’s Chang’e 5-T1 mission in 2014, a new study finds.

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