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WASP-69b, the exoplanet with a tail | Space

<! – -> The concept of the exoplanet artist WASP-69b, designed to orbit his sun with a helium tail similar to a comet that is dragged behind. Image via Gabriel Perez Diaz / IAC. Planets and comets are two completely different things. The planets are massive enough to have a self-gravity strong enough to turn into a round ball. The …

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How we’ll get to Mars via moon: A look at the road ahead for international space community

Reaching the next frontier in space travel will require international cooperation Some of the early achievements in space exploration were the results of the Cold War competition, but most missions have since been cooperation projects between the nations. International cooperation will be needed to put a human being on Mars and potentially colonize it in the future. The space agencies …

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The Genes That Make Parrots Into the Humans of the Bird World

A macaw named Poncho starred in films like "102 Dalmatians", "Dr. Doolittle" and "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" before retiring to England. Recently he celebrated his 90th birthday. Alex, an African gray parrot who lived at age 31, knew colors, shapes and numbers and communicated using basic expressions. He could do what little children do only after a certain stage of …

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Scientists Discover ‘Most Diverse Coral Site’ on Great Barrier Reef

Australian scientists have discovered that the "most diverse coral site" on the Great Barrier Reef, observing at least 195 different species of corals in space no more than 500 meters, reported The Guardian. The Great Barrier Reef Legacy non-profit organization and marine scientist Charlie Veron, a world expert in coral reefs, confirmed the diversity of the site, also known as …

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Secrets from the Far Side of the Moon

The moon shows us its smiling face "Man in the Moon" every month, illuminated by the sun at various levels during its orbit around us. However, thanks to its orbital dynamics, we can only see that one hemisphere from Earth. The other hemisphere – the "far side" – is constantly hidden from us. Well, that's not really true. The libration, …

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Watch geckos race on water! | Earth

<! – -> Geckos are famous for their acrobatic feats on land and in the air, but a new study reveals they can also run on water. Robert Full, professor of integrative biology at the University of California, Berkeley is the senior author of the study, published on December 6, 2018, in the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology Full said in …

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Chang’e 4 Probe Heads to the Lunar Farside

China's last lunar mission will drop a lander and a rover into one of the oldest terrains of the Moon, becoming the first vessel to intentionally land and explore the farside. The gibbous Earth and the Moon photographed by the Chinese Longji-2 microsatellite, deployed by Queqiao's orbital ramp launched at the beginning of this year. CNSA / Harbin Institute of …

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SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

In this image taken from NASA Television, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is captured by a robotic arm for docking at the International Space Station, Saturday 8 December 2018. SpaceX la full delivery of Christmas presents arrived at the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule stopped at the orbital laboratory on Saturday, three days after it was launched from Florida. (TV …

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