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Antares: Red Star at the End of Its Life

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:38:00 EDT

Antares is a red supergiant that one day will explode into a supernova.


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Russian Cosmonauts on Spacewalk Deploy Nanosatellites to Honor Sputnik

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:26:00 EDT

Two cosmonauts stepped outside the International Space Station for a seven-hour spacewalk on Thursday (Aug. 17), in part to deploy three small satellites in tribute to the dawn of the space age 60 years ago.


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Watch Live Monday! Transcontinental Total Solar Eclipse Webcast by Slooh @ 8 pm ET

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:30:00 EDT

Starting at 11:30 a.m. EDT (1530 GMT) Aug. 21, the astronomy broadcasting service Slooh will livestream the total solar eclipse crossing the continental United States coast to coast.


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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: When, Where and How to See It (Safely)

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:19:00 EDT

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's what you need to know about this rare celestial show.


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Best Astronomy and Astrophysics Books

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:18:00 EDT

Space.com's editors present a list of the astrophysics and astronomy books worth a read-through.


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Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:01:00 EDT

Space.com's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.


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Clouds on 'Failed Stars' Resemble Those on Neptune

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:40:00 EDT

For the first time, scientists have seen bands of clouds drifting across the skies of failed stars known as brown dwarfs.


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The Sun's Corona, A Fiery Halo, Is Still a Mystery to Scientists

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:23:00 EDT

There's a lot we don't know about the sun — including how its outer atmosphere gets so hot.


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The Blind Can Experience the Eclipse with This Cool Sensory App and Braille Book

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:11:00 EDT

A new multisensory app and tactile guide help blind and visually impaired communities experience the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.


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Astronomers Map Atmosphere of Dying Supergiant Antares

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:30:00 EDT

One day, our sun will grow so large that it will swallow Earth. To understand that future stage, scientists must look beyond the solar system to study the full evolutionary cycles of stars.


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Solar Eclipse Paintings On View in New Princeton Exhibit (Photos)

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:29:00 EDT

A new exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum was inspired by an extraordinary artist who harnessed both scientific knowledge and artistic practicality to produce enchanting paintings of solar eclipses.


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Why Plasma Is the Crown of the Solar Eclipse

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:48:00 EDT

The wisps of light emanating from the solar disk during this year's total eclipse are plumes of hot, charged gas called plasma from the sun's corona. And plasma physicists are ecstatic at the chance to study this fourth state of matter.


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Sky-High Solar Eclipse? Here's What You Might See from an Airplane

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:34:00 EDT

If you’re on an airplane flying across the U.S. during the Aug. 21 eclipse, what might you see from midair?


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Watch Live Thursday: Russian Cosmonauts Take a Spacewalk

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:30:00 EDT

Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin, who commands the Expeditionn 52 mission, and Sergey Ryazanski, a flight engineer, are taking a six-hour spacewalk today.


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For the Great American Solar Eclipse, Leave Your Camera at Home

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:29:00 EDT

Solar astronomer J. McKim Malville has some advice for people planning to see the Great American Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21: Don’t photograph it.


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TRAPPIST-1 Planets May Be Twice As Old As Earth

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:27:00 EDT

Life has had a long time to potentially get a foothold on the rocky planets circling the tiny, dim star TRAPPIST-1, a new study suggests.


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Apollo's Deep-Sea Fisherman: Jeff Bezos Recounts Saturn V Salvage Expedition

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:26:00 EDT

At a recent gala celebrating the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11, billionaire Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos talked about his successful 2013 effort to pull pieces of Apollo hardware off the Atlantic Ocean floor.


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Don't Bother Neil deGrasse Tyson During the Solar Eclipse

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:25:00 EDT

Like millions of Americans, Neil deGrasse Tyson plans to watch the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. But he's keeping his eclipse-viewing location a secret.


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Image of the Day

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT

As the SpaceX Dragon cargo ship approached the International Space Station Wednesday (Aug. 16), the Canadarm2 robotic arm reached out to grapple the spacecraft.


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Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazer with 'One-in-a-Million' Fireball

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:01:00 EDT

When the Perseid meteor shower peaked over the weekend, no one was expecting an amazing show. After all, the August moon had just passed its full phase and threatened to outshine all but the brightest Perseid fireballs.


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