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Colossal Mystery Object Observed at Milky Way Center

"Astronomers have used the light-warping effects of gravity to spot a massive object OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb using NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope, 13 times the mass of Jupiter and orbits a star about 22,000 light years away..."
Posted: 10 November 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailygalaxy.com
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Stunning New Photos of Jupiter Returned by Space Probe

"Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA's $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24..."
Posted: 10 November 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: thespaceacademy.org
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Scientists Say Black Holes May Be Connected by Wormholes

"A new theory about black holes can solve both a conundrum and a paradox — how do we find out what’s inside a black hole and what happens to these space suckers at the end of the universe?..."
Posted: 31 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: ibtimes.com
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First Ever Interstellar Object Located in Our Solar System

"A visitor from interstellar space has likely been spotted in our solar system for the first time ever. The object, known as A/2017 U1, was detected last week by researchers using the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii..."
Posted: 27 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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'Huge Magnetic Tail' Discovered Behind Mars

"NASA scientists have revealed the existence of an invisible magnetic tail trailing behind the Red Planet..."
Posted: 24 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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'Mysterious Object' Spotted on NASA Rover Images

"NASA’s Curiosity rover spotted a mysterious object sitting on the surface of Mars, leaving many people asking: Is it a sign of alien life or just space debris?..."
Posted: 15 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: whdh.com
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Dwarf Planet at Far Edge of Solar System Found to Have Rings

"Earlier this year, Haumea passed between Earth and a distant star, allowing planetary scientists to get a better idea of the dwarf planet's shape and size. The new findings were announced today (Oct. 11) in the journal Nature..."
Posted: 13 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Milky Way's 'Most Mysterious Star' Continues to Confound

"In 2015, a star called KIC 8462852 caused quite a stir in and beyond the astronomy community due to a series of rapid, unexplained dimming events seen while it was being monitored by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. And the star has continued to foil scientists' efforts to understand it ever since..."
Posted: 04 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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'Dynamic' Dark Energy Discovery May Disprove Einstein's Theories

"A team of scientists has found that the nature of dark energy may not follow the cosmological constant set by Albert Einstein 100 years ago..."
Posted: 04 October 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: ibtimes.com
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NASA Reveals 'Significant' Amount of Ice at Martian Equator

"NASA has revealed an unexpected discovery on Mars. The space agency said it has spotted signs of large amounts of ice under the Martian equator - which is was believed was dry..."
Posted: 29 September 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Scientists Discover 'Unique Binary Comet-Like Asteroid'

"Scientists discovered a unique binary asteroid that behaves like a comet, which was tracked with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope. The discovery is expected to allow astronomers to learn more about the evolution of the Solar System..."
Posted: 25 September 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sputniknews.com
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Astronomers Find Stars 'Older Than the Universe'

"If you understand how stars work, you can observe the physical properties of one of them and extrapolate its age, and know when it had to have been born..."
Posted: 19 September 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: forbes.com
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Cassini Ends Mission Exactly 305 Years after Namesake's Death

"There's a beautiful coincidence in the timing of the Cassini spacecraft's farewell. Cassini will transmit its final message to Earth just hours after the 305th anniversary of the death of its namesake, astronomer and cartographer Giovanni Domenico Cassini..."
Posted: 15 September 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: forbes.com
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Scientists Reveal First 'Map' of Pluto

"A vast crater on Pluto has been named after the 11-year-old English girl who suggested the Roman God when the planet was first discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930..."
Posted: 11 September 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Fifteen Mysterious 'Fast Radio Bursts' Detected from Deep Space

"Breakthrough Listen - the initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe - has detected 15 fast radio bursts emanating from the mysterious 'repeater' FRB 121102..."
Posted: 31 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: spaceref.com
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Voyager Probes Reach Forty Years in Space

"Are we alone? Forty years ago, NASA rocket scientists sought to answer this question by launching the Voyager spacecraft, twin unmanned spaceships that would travel further than any human-made object in history..."
Posted: 28 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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Most Detailed Ever Image of Another Star Shows Strange Pattern

"There are few downsides to new observations, but confusion might be one of them. New stellar images bring mysteries that will take more time and effort to understand..."
Posted: 25 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com
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Could a Ringed Planet Be Responsible for Tabby's Star Dimming?

"A team of scientists led by Mario Sucerquia at the University of Antioquia in Colombia have suggested a new explanation for the irregular dips in brightness of the star K8462852, since it recently resumed its unusual behaviour..."
Posted: 25 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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The 'Wow!' Signal Turns Forty

"On this day 40 years ago, a mysterious signal was heard from space. In August 1977, a team of astronomers studying radio transmissions from an observatory in Ohio recorded an unusual 72-second signal..."
Posted: 16 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: english.alarabiya.net
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Study Reveals Millions of Black Holes Drifting Through Our Galaxy

"A new study has revealed that there are actually tens of millions of black holes in our own galaxy alone. Few cosmic phenomena remain as frightening and mysterious as black holes - regions of space in which the gravitational pull is so great that nothing, not even light itself, can escape..."
Posted: 13 August 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Physicists Propose a Mirror Universe Where Time Goes Backwards

"Imagine waking up after death and living out your old age, until you grew young enough to have a career, and hoped someday to go to college..."
Posted: 30 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bigthink.com
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Mysterious 'Orphan' Planets Detected That Could Harbour Life

"Earth sized planets that could harbour life roam the darkness of space - between the stars, according to new research..."
Posted: 27 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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'Mystery' Signal from Space Is Solved

"Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public speculation this week that perhaps, finally, alien life had been found..."
Posted: 23 July 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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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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