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Relativity Space teams with HI-SEAS, NASA to celebrate International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2021 by

California-based aerospace startup Relativity Space will celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month with a new video highlighting an all-woman analog astronaut crew.

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Women in space: A gallery of firsts

March 8th, 2021 by

Here’s a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space.

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Giant Magellan Telescope project casts sixth mirror

March 8th, 2021 by

A furnace began rotating Friday (March 5) at the University of Arizona, kicking off the casting process for the sixth of seven segments that will make up the Giant Magellan Telescope’s primary mirror.

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Arecibo Observatory has more science to do despite iconic radio telescope’s collapse

March 8th, 2021 by

For decades, the words “Arecibo Observatory” was shorthand for the facility’s massive radio telescope, one of those rare instruments that reached icon status beyond its core science community.

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Black holes could be dark stars with ‘Planck hearts’

March 8th, 2021 by

Black holes may not be black or holes, a new theory proposes.

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Can super-rotating oceans cool off extreme exoplanets?

March 8th, 2021 by

New research suggests a way to move heat around “tidally locked” alien planets: ocean currents whipping around the worlds faster than they rotate.

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