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Vesta shows new type of weathering

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

The highly-patterned surface of the giant asteroid Vesta is caused by a long history of strikes from hundreds of other, smaller asteroids. read more

Martian soil is similar to Hawaii's

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Curiosity rover has finished its first set of tests on the soil sample it scooped up earlier this month and discovered it's a lot like the volcanic soils of Hawaii. read more

SpaceX completes first commercial cargo mission

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft has made it safely back to Earth, completing the first ever commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station. read more

The violent star formation of dwarf galaxies

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has managed to capture an image of the faint irregular galaxy NGC 3738, which astronomers describe as a starburst galaxy. ?? read more

Mega-storm churns up Saturn

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been watching the aftermath of the largest and hottest stratospheric vortex ever detected in our solar system. read more

New explanation for universe's infrared glow

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Dark matter halos — the huge, invisible cocoons of mass that envelop entire galaxies and account for most of the matter in the universe — may not be so dark after all. read more

Galactic black hole emits massive flare

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has taken its first look at the giant black hole at the center of our galaxy - and caught it right in the middle of a flare-up. read more

New crew members head to International Space Station

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Three new crew members have set sail to join their Expedition 33 crewmates onboard the International Space Station (ISS). ?? read more

Black hole jet erupts at near light speed

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Astronomers have snapped a supersonic jet of material blasting over two million light years from the centre of a distant galaxy. read more

What if Mars astronauts get sick?

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

A spacecraft really wouldn't be a great place to suffer from, say, salmonella poisoning - but new research indicates that microgravity and prolonged space flight could give unique advantages to germs. read more

The bizarre weather of Uranus

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA’s Voyager probe swept past Uranus in 1986, but yielded few new details of the planet and its atmosphere. ?? read more

Were Saturn's moons produced during multiple impacts?

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Two professors say that the unusual moons of Saturn could be explained by several large impacts in which several major satellites merged to form Titan. read more

Jupiter's Trojan asteroids show their true colors

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, WISE, has uncovered new clues about the Jovian Trojans - asteroids that orbit the sun on the same path as Jupiter in two 'packs'. read more

Citizen scientists find planet with four suns

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Two amateur astronomers have discovered the first example of a planet orbiting twin suns that is itself orbited by a second distant pair of stars. read more

Baumgartner breaks speed of sound in freefall

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Felix Baumgartner successfully completed his record-breaking jump from the edge of space yesterday, becoming the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall. read more

Solar wind brought water to the moon

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

The water found locked inside soil on the moon's surface derives from hydrogen in the solar wind - meaning there could be water on other apparently-dry bodies in the solar system too. read more

Stellar-mass black hole stalks the Milky Way

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

NASA's Swift satellite recently detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from a source toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy. read more

Fast-moving star could help test relativity

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

A star has been discovered orbiting tightly round the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, making its circuit in just eleven and a half years. read more

Spitzer measures rate of universe's expansion

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Astronomers have come up with their most accurate measurement yet of the Hubble constant, the rate at which the universe is expanding. read more

Twin black holes surprise scientists

3 years agoTechnology : TG Daily

Astronomers are scratching their heads after discovering not one, but two black holes at the center of a globular star cluster - something they didn't think was possible. read more

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