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Scientists Detect a Giant, Unexpected Corridor of Ice on Titan

"Titan is a mystery as mighty as its namesake. A thick haze of atmospheric nitrogen conceals the moon's surface from view, hiding a giant and ancient geological oddity that scientists have only just unmasked..."
Posted: 30 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Telescopic Camera Captures Unusual 'Structure' Near the Moon

"A telescope captures a mysterious 'mega-structure' appear and disappear on the surface of the moon. The object has been described as a 'base, floating UFO or large machine'..."
Posted: 25 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Missing Methane Magnifies Mars Mystery

"A mysterious mechanism acting on, or near, the surface of Mars is removing methane from the planet’s atmosphere, according to new results from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO)..."
Posted: 14 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: physicsworld.com
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Another Fireball Meteor Caught Exploding over Russia

"If you want to see space rocks exploding in Earth’s atmosphere apparently you'd be best served by moving to Russia..."
Posted: 14 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bgr.com
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First Ever Black Hole Image Released

"Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy..."
Posted: 10 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Solar Eclipse Captured by Curiosity Rover on Mars

"When NASA's Curiosity Mars rover landed in 2012, it brought along eclipse glasses. The solar filters on its Mast Camera (Mastcam) allow it to stare directly at the Sun..."
Posted: 06 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mars.nasa.gov
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Japanese Probe Likely to Have 'Bombed' an Asteroid

"The Japanese Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is thought to have detonated an explosive charge on the asteroid it is exploring..."
Posted: 06 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Astronomers to Make 'Groundbreaking' Black Hole Announcement

"The European Southern Observatory has just revealed there will be a huge announcement next week. Yes, we know how that sounds - but as far as we can tell, it appears the world is about to finally see the first ever photo of a black hole's event horizon..."
Posted: 02 April 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Man Sends Big Mac Into Space, Takes a Bite after Retrieving It

"The mystery surrounding a McDonald's 'spaceburger' has been brought to a satisfying, tasty conclusion. On Thursday, Members of the Colchester United Football Club in Essex..."
Posted: 31 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: foxnews.com
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NASA Baffled by Mysterious Ejections on Asteroid Bennu

"OSIRIS-REx, the NASA spacecraft analysing the asteroid Bennu, has made a remarkable discovery which upends our existing knowledge of space rock behavior and environment by blasting out inexplicable plumes of dust..."
Posted: 21 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: rt.com
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Asteroid Bennu's Spinning Speed Increase Confounds Scientists

"On a distant space rock being explored by a NASA probe, days are slowly shortening — and scientists are still trying to figure out why..."
Posted: 16 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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Strange 'Artefact' Photographed on the Surface of Mars

"An ancient relic has been found on Mars which could point to a lost civilisation, conspiracy theorists have claimed..."
Posted: 12 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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NASA's InSight Lander Records Martian Sunset Animation

"NASA's Mars InSight lander, which touched down in November, celebrated 100 days on Mars by watching the sun set..."
Posted: 12 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Fifty Billion Rogue Planets Could Be Hidden in the Milky Way

"Our galaxy has planets aplenty. Our Sun possesses at least eight of them, and in recent years we've learned that most other stars have some, too..."
Posted: 12 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: popularmechanics.com
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Mystery of Swirls on Moon May Finally Have an Answer

"Whether you're a spaceship, plant or banana flying through space, one thing that you will have to prepare for is Sun damage..."
Posted: 04 March 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: firstpost.com
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Evidence Builds for Existence of 'Planet Nine'

"Corresponding with the three-year anniversary of their announcement hypothesizing the existence of a ninth planet in the solar system..."
Posted: 28 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Snaps Stunning View of Jupiter

"Our Solar System is full of planets and moons that are quite interesting, varying from dusty rock worlds like Mars to frigid collections of methane lakes like on Saturn’s moon Titan..."
Posted: 28 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bgr.com
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Asteroid Image Shows Japanese Probe Touchdown Marks

"A new image from Japan's Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week..."
Posted: 25 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Latest Probe Images Reveal Distant 'Ultima Thule' Object is Flat

"The latest images downloaded from NASA's New Horizons space probe have revealed that the distant solar system object, known as 'Ultima Thule', is in fact much flatter than expected..."
Posted: 11 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unearthlynews.com
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Our Galaxy is 'Warped and Twisted', Say Scientists

"New measurements of our own Milky Way galaxy have revealed that its shape is distorted, which has come as a surprise to astronomers..."
Posted: 11 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unearthlynews.com
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China's Moon Probe Discovers 'Surprising' Temperature Drop

"The 'dark' side of the Moon may never become an ideal place to live in, despite plans for an international research base in the future..."
Posted: 06 February 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: ibtimes.com
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Unusual Orbiting 'Trash Bag' Object Tracked by Scientists

"A bizarre object orbiting Earth is reminding astronomers of an empty trash bag. The unusual satellite is trekking around the planet in an almost absurd ellipse..."
Posted: 31 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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Weird New Landmarks on Ultima Thule Come into Focus

"On January 1 the New Horizons probe whizzed past Ultima Thule, a tiny world on the fringe of the solar system..."
Posted: 27 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newatlas.com
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Mystery Orbits Don't Require a Planet 9, Researchers Say

"Here's an alternative explanation to the Planet 9 hypothesis, the idea that a large undiscovered planet in the outer solar system is pulling on some small outer worlds, distorting their orbits..."
Posted: 22 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: earthsky.org
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Saturn's Spectacular Rings Are 'Very Young'

"We're looking at Saturn at a very special time in the history of the Solar System, according to scientists..."
Posted: 17 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Mysterious Radio Signals from Deep Space Detected

"Astronomers have revealed details of mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy, picked up by a telescope in Canada..."
Posted: 09 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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China Probe Snaps First Ever Surface Photos of Moon's 'Far Side'

"China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing..."
Posted: 03 January 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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New Study Suggests Time Did Exist Before the Big Bang

"According to a straightforward interpretation of general relativity, the Big Bang wasn't the start of 'everything'..."
Posted: 30 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Russian Cosmonaut Says Hole in the ISS Was Drilled From Inside

"Back in August, the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) was surprised to learn that a leak was responsible for a slight loss in air pressure aboard the station..."
Posted: 30 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: universetoday.com
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Probe to Flyby Distant Solar System Object on New Year's Day

"History will be made on Tuesday when Nasa's New Horizons probe sweeps past the icy world known as Ultima Thule..."
Posted: 30 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Beam a Message to New Horizons Spacecraft for Historic Flyby

"NASA's New Horizons probe is getting set for the farthest-out flyby in history, and you can provide some words of encouragement to help the spacecraft get across the finish line..."
Posted: 11 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Bizarre 'Dark Fluid' with Negative Mass May Dominate Space

"It's embarrassing, but astrophysicists are the first to admit it. Our best theoretical model can only explain 5% of the universe..."
Posted: 06 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: theconversation.com
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New Theory for Strange Cosmic Signals Recorded at North Pole

"Scientists have detected a mysterious signal above the North Pole. Though it's not clear exactly what's causing it, new research supports the idea that the signal may be coming from tiny, ultrafast-spinning grains of cosmic dust..."
Posted: 01 December 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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The Sun's 'Identical Twin' May Have Been Discovered

"Our Sun may live a pretty lonesome life nowadays, but when it was born some 4.6 billion years ago, it was the middle child in a family of thousands..."
Posted: 22 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newatlas.com
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Tiny Helicopter Probe to Be Included in 2020 Mars Lander

"Only 23 of humanity's 54 missions to Mars have been successful. A whopping 30 either never made it to Mars or failed once they got there, falling short of their exploration goals..."
Posted: 22 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: popsci.com
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'Space Smile' Spotted in Hubble Telescope Image

"The universe, it seems, is pretty pleased with the Hubble Space Telescope. I mean, just look at that smile!.."
Posted: 19 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Enormous 'Ghost Galaxy' Spotted Hiding Next to the Milky Way

"A galaxy a third the size of our own, but extremely faint, has been observed orbiting around the Milky Way..."
Posted: 13 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: imperial.ac.uk
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Dust Cloud 'Moons' Discovered Orbiting Earth

"Earth's moon may not be alone. After more than half a century of speculation and controversy, Hungarian astronomers and physicists say they have finally confirmed the existence of two Earth-orbiting 'moons' entirely made of dust..."
Posted: 08 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nationalgeographic.com
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Mysterious Straight Lines Found on Saturn's Moon Dione

"There are many dozens of moons in the solar system, and all of them are unique, ranging from tiny asteroid-like bodies to worlds with subsurface oceans and methane seas..."
Posted: 03 November 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: earthsky.org
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Giant Plume-like Cloud Appears on Mars, Containing Water Ice

"For more than a month now, a European orbiter circling Mars has been watching a long, plume-like cloud on the Red Planet..."
Posted: 30 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Invisible 'Dark Matter Stars' Could Be a Source of Fast Radio Bursts

"Dark matter could be forging strange cold stars in deep space - and they may be responsible for a recent spate of 'alien' signals picked up on Earth..."
Posted: 30 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Solar Probe Becomes the Closest Man-made Object to the Sun

"America's audacious mission to 'touch the Sun' has now got nearer to our star than any previous human-made object..."
Posted: 30 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Record Number of 'Fast Radio Bursts' Detected From Deep Space

"Australian researchers on Thursday said they have detected a record number of radio waves from space, including the closest and fastest one that may help understand the matter between galaxies..."
Posted: 14 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gadgets.ndtv.com
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Meteorite Used as Doorstop for Thirty Years 'Worth $100,000'

"A US professor has established a rock used as a doorstop is actually a meteorite worth thousands of dollars..."
Posted: 09 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Newly Released Image Reveals Alien Landscape of Comet Surface

"A newly released image captured by the Rosetta spacecraft in 2014 has revealed a stunning view of what it would be like to stand of the surface of a comet..."
Posted: 04 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Newfound Dwarf Planet 'The Goblin' May Lead to Planet Nine

"Scientists have discovered yet another marker on the trail toward the putative Planet Nine. That clue is 2015 TG387, a newfound object in the far outer solar system, way beyond Pluto..."
Posted: 04 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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First 'Exomoon' May Have Been Found

"Astronomers have announced the possible discovery of the first known moon outside our Solar System..."
Posted: 04 October 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Rover Captures Video from Asteroid's Surface

"Japan's space agency has revealed the first ever video footage recorded from the surface of a moving asteroid..."
Posted: 29 September 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Astronomers Track Interstellar Asteroid to Its Home System

"On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii announced the first-ever detection of an interstellar asteroid – I/2017 U1 (aka. 'Oumuamua)..."
Posted: 29 September 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: universetoday.com
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NASA's Curiosity Rover Faces Mystery 'Glitch'

"The exact cause of Curiosity Mars rover's ailing troubles continues to be unclear. But Curiosity mission engineers are optimistic, a recent update said..."
Posted: 24 September 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: firstpost.com
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