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Private Company Aims to Mine the Moon by 2020

"Private space company Moon Express has outlined its plans to land a probe on Earth's natural satellite and begin mining it for resources by 2020..."
Posted: 16 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Jupiter's Great Red Spot Revealed in Exquisite Detail

"An American space agency probe has returned the most detailed pictures ever of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The Juno spacecraft passed over the giant storm on Monday as it continued with its series of close passes of the gaseous world..."
Posted: 13 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Moon Hit by Largest 'Meteor' Explosion Recorded by NASA

"A meteor with the explosive power of ten cruise missiles has struck the Moon – sparking a massive explosion visible with the naked eye..."
Posted: 09 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Russia Set to Launch 'Brightest Star in the Night Sky'

"Russia is only two weeks away from launching a new satellite that will become one of the brightest stars in the night sky..."
Posted: 30 June 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Hints of Extra Dimensions in Gravitational Waves?

"Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) in Potsdam found that hidden dimensions – as predicted by string theory – could influence gravitational waves..."
Posted: 30 June 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Pit Photographed on Mars

"While it’s been said that the moon is made of cheese, we know, of course, that particular dairy product was never discovered on our close lunar neighbor. But what about a place on Mars that looks like it’s made of Swiss cheese?..."
Posted: 08 June 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: huffingtonpost.com
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Stunning Jupiter Flyover Movie Created Out of Probe Photos

"A new video stitching together over 2,000 still frames reconstructed from a recent flyover of Jupiter has revealed a breathtaking new look at the largest planet in our solar system..."
Posted: 05 June 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Space Telescope Witnesses the Formation of a Black Hole

"When a massive star expends its fuel, its core collapses into a dense object and sends the rest of its gas outward in an event called a supernova..."
Posted: 29 May 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: astronomy.com
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'Alien Megastructure' Star is Dimming Again

"The mysterious star has been puzzling astronomers for years due to its erratic, inexplicable behavior..."
Posted: 20 May 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Large Meteorite Impacts in Couple's Back Garden

"Joyce and Graeme Lockyer, of Wainuiomata, near Wellington, came home from a two-week holiday to find what appears to be a meteorite in their backyard..."
Posted: 07 May 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: stuff.co.nz
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Jupiter's South Pole Revealed in Stunning New Probe Images

"NASA's Juno spacecraft is the first solar-powered space probe sent out to study our solar system’s largest planet—Jupiter..."
Posted: 07 May 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: ewao.com
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Audio of Cassini's Crossing of Saturn's Rings Generates Mystery

"The space between Saturn and its rings is eerily silent: Researchers monitoring the Cassini spacecraft were surprised to encounter almost no dust and debris during the spacecraft's first dramatic dive through the gap..."
Posted: 03 May 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Strange Rectangular Structures Spotted in Apollo 15 Moon Photos

"Astronauts might not have been first to get to the moon, if these images are to be believed. A UFO hunter claims he has found a passageway hidden beneath the lunar surface which could be the stairway to extraterrestrial life..."
Posted: 30 April 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Dark Matter 'Bridge' Captured for the First Time

"The first image of a dark matter 'bridge', believed to form the links between galaxies, has been captured by astrophysicists in Canada..."
Posted: 17 April 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: wired.co.uk
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NASA Photographs Mysterious Circle on Mars

"The space agency has released a new image of a peculiar circle on Mars - but what exactly is it?..."
Posted: 09 April 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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NASA Observe 'Unexplained' Flash of Light in Distant Galaxy

"Catastrophic events are quite common for stargazers and scientists. While some of the events are found to be quite common and frequently happen, some of are rarely documented..."
Posted: 02 April 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: tecake.in
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Simulation Suggests Dark Energy Might Not Exist at All

"A mysterious force is thought to be driving the expansion of the universe, accounting for roughly 68 percent of its contents..."
Posted: 02 April 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Stunning New Video Takes You on a Virtual Flyover of Mars

"If you should one day find yourself in a spacecraft circling Mars, don't count on a good view. The Red Planet's dusty atmosphere will probably obscure any window-seat vistas of its deep valleys and soaring mesas..."
Posted: 26 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: wired.com
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Second 'Alien Megastructure' Star Discovered by Astronomers

"You have probably heard of the intriguing discovery made in October 2015, when a group of astronomers detected a so-called 'alien megastructure' around KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby's star..."
Posted: 22 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: themindunleashed.com
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Giant 'Metallic Sphere' Floating Through Space Confounds Science

"Astronomers have detected a rogue, highly-metallic object in deep space which they are baffled by the presence of, leading conspiracy theorists to the conclusion this is proof we are not alone..."
Posted: 17 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Dark Matter Mystery Deepens after New Discovery

"Dark matter is a mystery to scientists and the plot has recently thickened after experts discovered that galaxies experienced a drought in the universe’s infancy..."
Posted: 17 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Study Shows Space Dust Can Be Found Everywhere on Earth

"After decades of failures and misunderstandings, scientists have solved a cosmic riddle — what happens to the tons of dust particles that hit the Earth every day..."
Posted: 12 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nytimes.com
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NASA Aim to Create 'Coldest Place in Space' with 'Flying Ice Box'

"With great pride, authorities from NASA have revealed that the coldest place in the universe will soon be launched into space as they are all set with their plan..."
Posted: 09 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: itechpost.com
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Spooky Mystery of Hissing Meteor Sounds May Finally Be Solved

"The bizarre hissing and rustling noises that some fireballs make may finally have an explanation. These faint sounds are probably created when bright pulses of light from the meteors heat up certain objects on the ground below, a new study reports..."
Posted: 05 March 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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NASA Due to Announce Major 'Discovery Beyond Solar System'

"Nasa will hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a 'discovery beyond our solar system,' leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life..."
Posted: 21 February 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Distant Space Probe Sent 'Unknown Language' Message to Earth?

"The space probe 'Voyager 2', which left Earth in 1977 and is the only NASA spacecraft to pass Uranus and Neptune, sent mission control bizarre messages in an unknown language 33 years after its send off, it has emerged..."
Posted: 17 February 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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New Images Suggest Saturn's Rings Contain Millions of 'Moonlets'

"Nasa has released spectacular images of Saturn’s rings, revealing that the rings may be home to millions of orbiting 'moonlets'..."
Posted: 06 February 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: theguardian.com
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NASA's Opportunity Rover Reaches 13 Years on the Red Planet

"On 24th January, 2017, Tuesday, NASA’s Opportunity Rover marks its 13th Birthday on the Red Planet and documented as the first teenage rover to spend long 13 years on Mars..."
Posted: 26 January 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: tecake.in
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New Theory Suggests Mysterious Tabby's Star is 'Gobbling' Planets

"There isn’t a star like KIC 8462852. For the past 18 months, ever since a group of astronomers introduced the world to its strange, seemingly unnatural fluctuations in brightness, scientists have been obsessed with it..."
Posted: 14 January 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: qz.com
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Mystery Space Object to Pass Earth in 2017. Could It Be Alien?

"A mysterious object, 1991 VG, which has left scientists scratching their heads since it was first discovered by astronomer James Scotti in November 6, 1991, will pass Earth in the summer of 2017..."
Posted: 09 January 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: inquisitr.com
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Spectacular Collision of Suns Will Light Up the Night Sky in 2022

"At the beginning of the 3rd century civil war raged in Britain as the Roman emperor Septimius Severus sought to quell unrest in the north..."
Posted: 09 January 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Deepest X-ray Image Ever Reveals Black Hole Treasure Trove

"This is the deepest X-ray image ever obtained, made with over 7 million seconds of observing time with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. These data give astronomers the best look yet at the growth of black holes over billions of years beginning soon after the Big Bang..."
Posted: 09 January 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: chandra.harvard.edu
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Is the Mystery of Tabby’s Star Finally Solved?

"The hottest non-political and non-sports story of 2016 had to be the discovery of a star that appeared to be mysteriously and dramatically dimming and brightening – some described it as 'blinking' – for no apparent reason..."
Posted: 27 December 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mysteriousuniverse.org
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Mysterious Clouds on Titan Confound Scientists

"NASA's Cassini mission is busy gathering as much data as it can during the last year of its stay around Saturn, but it's safe to say that scientists back here on Earth as just as busy..."
Posted: 27 December 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: rawstory.com
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Six 'Fast Radio Bursts' Detected from Same Deep Space Location

"It may be three billion light-years away from Earth, but this distant constellation could be trying to contact us..."
Posted: 24 December 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Ancient Cosmic Dust Found on Paris Rooftops

"Tiny specks of cosmic dust which are left over from the formation of our solar system have been discovered on the rooftops of three European cities..."
Posted: 07 December 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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NASA Releases 'Smiley Sun' Photo

"The 'man in the moon' is a well known phenomenon but it now seems the sun is smiling right back at it..."
Posted: 04 December 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Astronomers Spot Signs of Weird Quantum Distortion in Space

"A simple observation of an extremely dim star may point to, literally, the biggest manifestation of weird quantum phenomena yet. Light from a lonely neutron star 400 light-years away is polarized..."
Posted: 30 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencemag.org
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Giant Rectangular 'Doorway' Spotted on Mercury

"A huge door-like object has been spotted on the planet Mercury’s surface and UFO hunters are convinced it is a portal for alien spacecraft to travel in and out..."
Posted: 09 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Martian Rover Finds Smooth Metallic 'Meteorite' with 'Grooves'

"NASA's Curiosity rover just made quite the surprising find: a little metallic meteorite scientists are calling 'Egg Rock'..."
Posted: 06 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: inverse.com
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Space Object's Weird Orbit Puzzles Scientists

"A mysterious object in the outer reaches of the solar system is revolving around the sun in an abnormal way, and scientists currently cannot explain why..."
Posted: 25 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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New Dwarf Planet Found in Our Solar System

"A new face has been added to the solar system's family portrait: Scientists have discovered a new dwarf planet looping around the sun in the region beyond Pluto..."
Posted: 13 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Great Balls of Fire! Strange Superhot Blobs of Gas Found Near Star

"The Hubble Space Telescope has detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star..."
Posted: 10 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: earthsky.org
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Mysterious Unidentified Deep Space Radio Sources Baffle Scientists

"Several mysterious and unidentified radio sources in deep space cannot be explained despite months of observation by a team of Italian scientists, according to research published Wednesday..."
Posted: 30 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailycaller.com
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'Alien Megastructure' Star May Be Explained by Interstellar Junk

"Step aside, alien megastructure. It seems that the behaviour of an oddity known as Tabby’s star – which some have speculated may be caused by a massive extraterrestrial construction project – might in reality be explained by interstellar junk..."
Posted: 24 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newscientist.com
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Possible Salty Ocean Discovered Beneath Pluto's Surface

"Ever since NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting that the dwarf planet may have a liquid ocean beneath its icy shell..."
Posted: 24 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA to Announce 'Surprising Activity' on Jupiter's Moon

"NASA put out an unusually cryptic press release Wednesday claiming it found 'surprising activity' on Jupiter’s moon Europa — a moon frequently associated with signs of alien life..."
Posted: 22 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailycaller.com
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Dark Matter 'Ghost Galaxy' Discovered by Scientists

"A 'ghost' galaxy almost completely made of dark matter - the mysterious unseen material that accounts for 27% of the universe - has been discovered by astronomers..."
Posted: 25 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Has a New, Fifth Force of Nature Been Found?

"There may be a fifth force of nature, a new study suggests. 'If true, it's revolutionary,' study lead author Jonathan Feng, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine, said in a statement..."
Posted: 19 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Mysterious Space Object Discovered in Unexplained Orbit

"Scientists have found a mysterious object orbiting just beyond Neptune, and it's breaking all the rules. Astronomers have nicknamed it 'Niku,' which means 'rebellious' in Chinese, because of the object's reckless behavior..."
Posted: 12 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: uk.businessinsider.com
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