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96 Astronomers Ask for Diversity in Deciding Next-Decade Priorities
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Official discussions have begun about which major astronomy missions should receive funding in the 2020s. www.space.com/35302-astrono...
96 'Pineapple Express' Triggers Floods in California, NASA Animation Shows
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NASA satellites spied a so-called atmospheric river passing over the state. www.space.com/35323-atmosph...
93 Geoengineering Earth's Atmosphere: How It Could Affect Astronomy
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Creating clouds in the sky or redirecting sunlight to bring down the Earth's temperature could have an effect on astronomy. www.space.com/35358-geoengi...
93 Mud Cracks on Mars Suggest a Watery Ancient Past
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NASA's Curiosity rover has photographed shallow crevices on Mars' surface that suggest the planet had an ancient, watery past. www.space.com/35369-mud-cra...
92 12 Years Later, Scientists Remember Epic Landing on Saturn Moon Titan
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As NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft begins its final eight months of operation, scientists are looking back at one of the mission's most dramatic moments: the landing of the piggyback Huygens probe on the huge moon Titan. www.space.com/35315-saturn-...
90 Making the Giant Magellan Telescope's Massive, Incredibly Precise Mirrors
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The largest single-piece astronomical mirrors ever made are slowly coming together for an eagle-eyed ground-based telescope. www.space.com/35329-making-...
89 Many Questions, Few Answers When it Comes to Space Traffic Management, Experts Say
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With an ever growing number of countries and corporations launching satellites into orbit, there's never been a greater need for thorough tracking of objects in space, but many questions need to be answered first, according to a panel of experts. www.space.com/35367-space-t...
88 NASA's Moonwalking Apollo Astronauts: Where Are They Now?
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A look at the 18 men who flew on manned moon landing missions. www.space.com/17317-nasa-ap...
87 Breathtaking! European Southern Observatory Facilities In Aerial Views | Video
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The Very Large Telescope (VLT), Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), La Silla Observatory, and the future site of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) are flown over by drones and briefly explained.
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86 We Can Learn a Lot From the Changing Night Sky
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You cannot feel or hear the world turning. It does not rumble through space. But you can see it turn with your own eyes every day and night. And, with patience, you can see Earth travel around the Sun. www.space.com/35269-explain...