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The Great Red Spot of Jupiter stars in Hubble’s new vision of the planet’s insane storms

The Hubble Space Telescope took this gorgeous look at Jupiter and its moon Europa in August 2020. NASA, ESA, A. Simon (NASA / GSFC), M.H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley) and the OPAL team Jupiter is nothing like the Earth. The swirling, tumultuous atmosphere of the gas giant is filled with savage storms. The planet’s colorful cloud bands stand out …

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The folded and layered terrain of Venus indicates volcanic origin

This image is a composite of data from NASA’s Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech An international team of researchers has found some of the oldest land Venus, known as tesserae, have a layering that seems consistent with volcanic activity. The discovery could provide insights into the geological history of the enigmatic planet. Tesserae are tectonically …

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Jupiter and its moon Europa sparkle in NASA’s new Hubble photo

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) – Jupiter and its tempting moon Europa shine in a new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble snapped the image last month, when the planet was 653 million kilometers away, and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore released it Thursday. Europa, which is smaller than our moon, appears as a pale dot next to …

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Life on Venus? A key biological signature called phosphine was discovered in Venus’s atmosphere – Fraser Cain

Life on Venus? A key biological signature called phosphine was discovered in the atmosphere of Venus, Fraser Cain Opinion | From Venus, a hint that life could take a very different form than we know The Washington Post Alien life on Venus? The discovery of phosphine gas is a potential NBC News game changer NASA publishes an announcement regarding claims …

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What animal magic teaches us about the brain

For Elias Garcia-Pelegrin, learning Magic it started as a way to earn some extra cash as a college student. These days, the Cambridge University researcher performs for an unlikely audience, which presumably doesn’t pay well. To better understand perception and cognition, Garcia-Pelegrin performs magical tricks for animals. In a new report, he and his colleagues advocate a twist on magic …

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Hubble captures a crisp new portrait of Jupiter’s turbulent storms raging across the planet

This latest image of Jupiter, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope on August 25, 2020, was captured when the planet was 406 million miles from Earth. A unique and exciting detail from the Hubble snapshot appears in the mid-northern latitudes as a white, bright, expansive storm traveling around the planet at 350 mph. Hubble shows that the Great Red Spot, …

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SpaceX Delays Next Launch Of Starlink Satellite Fleet Due To Rocket ‘Recovery Issue’

SpaceX canceled the launch of a new fleet of Starlink Internet satellites on Thursday (Feb. 17) due to a “recovery problem” related to the mission’s Falcon 9 rocket. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to launch 60 new Starlink satellites for the company’s growing megaconstellation at 2:19 pm. EDT (1819 GMT) Thursday from Pad 39A of NASA’s historic Kennedy …

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Space Travel Reality Show Will Send Contestant To ISS In 2023 – Deadline

EXCLUSIVEAfter the success of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon mission, which marked the return of the U.S. capability for manned flights and the first private company to bring people into orbit, a series of realities want to send a civilian into space. Space Hero Inc., a U.S.-based production company founded by Thomas Reemer and Deborah Sass and led by former News Corp …

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Climate change: Earthquake “hack” reveals the extent of ocean warming

Copyright of the image Getty Images Image caption Sea temperature information is critical for climate change, but data is scarce in the Indian Ocean Scientists have found a clever new way to measure ocean warming, using sound waves from underwater earthquakes. Researchers say the “hack” works because sound travels faster in warmer waters. The team examined the Indian Ocean sound …

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The head of the Russian space agency declares Venus a “Russian planet”

Moscow – If there is life on Venus, she may want to start learning Russian. The head of the Russian government space agency has claimed it as a “Russian planet”. The bold territorial affirmation comes in the wake of forensics research suggesting that life could exist on the celestial neighbor of the Earth, the second planet from the sun. Roscosmos …

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