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New 'Interstellar Visitor' Spotted Approaching the Solar System

"An amateur astronomer has discovered a comet that could come from outside our Solar System..."
Posted: 14 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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New Space Telescope Will Help to Unravel the Fate of the Universe

"Scientists have discovered that a mysterious pressure dubbed 'dark energy' makes up about 68% of the total energy content of the cosmos, but so far we don't know much more about it..."
Posted: 14 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: jpl.nasa.gov
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Astronomers Discover Two 'Giant Bubbles' at the Galactic Centre

"Roughly 7 million years ago, something at the heart of our galaxy exploded. The cataclysmic event was so violent that it punched a pair of holes in interstellar space..."
Posted: 14 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: pbs.org
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China's Lunar Rover Finds 'Gel-Like' Substance on the Moon

"Chinese lunar rover Yutu-2 has rolled over a strange mystery on the far side of the Moon. At the bottom of a small, recent impact crater, the rover found a shiny unknown substance..."
Posted: 03 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Strange 'Structure' Could Lie Beyond Known Universe, Say NASA

"A mysterious 'structure' could be beyond the edge of the observable Universe which is pulling matter from our cosmos towards it, NASA has revealed – and the space agency is stumped..."
Posted: 24 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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NASA Said to Be Investigating First Allegation of a Crime in Space

"NASA is reported to be investigating a claim that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station..."
Posted: 24 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Scientists Stunned after Spotting Record-shattering Supernova

"Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal..."
Posted: 18 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bgr.com
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Astronomers Find Eight More Repeating Fast Radio Bursts

"They're called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, and these odd, fleeting signals from space are shrouded in mystery. But thanks to Canada's largest radio telescope..."
Posted: 18 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: cbc.ca
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Strange Bright Flare Appears at the Centre of Our Galaxy

"The supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, Sagittarius A*, is relatively quiet. It's not an active nucleus, spewing light and heat into the space around it; most of the time..."
Posted: 13 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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New Physics Theory Suggests Dark Matter Pre-dated the Big Bang

"Dark matter is the most elusive substance in the Universe, with scientists now speculating dark matter could even pre-date the Big Bang itself..."
Posted: 13 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Mysterious Clear Pearls 'May Be Extraterrestrial'

"An otherworldly discovery has just been made. A University of South Florida student discovered dozens of tiny, mysterious crystalline orbs that he now believes contain evidence of an ancient meteorite impact in or around Florida..."
Posted: 02 August 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: narcity.com
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Black Holes Emit Terrifyingly Powerful 'UFO' Blasts

"Black holes produce huge 'UFO' outbursts which are so powerful they can change the shape of entire galaxies, scientists from the European Space Agency have announced..."
Posted: 25 July 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: metro.co.uk
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Alien Moon Likely Seen Forming in First-of-its-kind Picture

"In a possible first, a giant, faraway planet may have been caught in the act of growing moons. Seen in an image from the ALMA Observatory in Chile..."
Posted: 18 July 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nationalgeographic.com
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Cataclysmic Events Ruled Out as Cause of Fast Radio Bursts

"Many of the brightest, weirdest phenomena in space come from cataclysmic events like explosions or collisions. But many fast radio bursts (FRBs), one of the most mysterious space signals we’ve seen, must not..."
Posted: 18 July 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newscientist.com
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Scientists Find Another Perplexingly Eratic Dimming Star

"Well, friends, we have another dimming star mystery on our hands, and it's unlike any dimming star we've seen yet..."
Posted: 02 July 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Stunning New Thermal Images Reveal the Rings of Uranus

"Saturn may be the most showy, but it's not the only planet in the Solar System circled by rings. And the 13 rings around Uranus just spilled previously unknown details when they photobombed a thermal image astronomers took of the ice planet..."
Posted: 21 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Study Suggests Jupiter's Moon Europa May Hide a Salty Ocean

"Scientists are fairly confident that Jupiter’s moon Europa has an underground ocean, even though they’ve never seen it..."
Posted: 17 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: astronomy.com
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India Set to Land a Rover on the Moon This Year

"India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon..."
Posted: 17 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: reuters.com
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Huge Mysterious 'Blob' Discovered Under the Moon

"A huge mysterious blob has been discovered lurking far beneath the solar system's largest crater, a vast depression on the moon known as the South Pole-Aitkin basin..."
Posted: 13 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nbcnews.com
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The Sun Could Unleash a Massive 'Superflare', Scientists Warn

"It was the year 2000 and scientists had never seen anything like it: astronomers reported evidence of 'superflares' on distant stars..."
Posted: 13 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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New Telescope Will Study Strange Flashes of Light on the Moon

"Scientists have launched a bid to observe and understand mysterious flashes of light on the surface of the moon..."
Posted: 01 June 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: metro.co.uk
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Rare 'Mud Ball' Meteorites Found in Costa Rica

"On April 23rd, a meteorite the size of a washing machine tore apart in our atmosphere and landed in a small town from Costa Rica..."
Posted: 24 May 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: advocator.ca
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'Walnut' Asteroid With Its Own Moon to Fly by Earth on Saturday

"An asteroid nearly a mile wide with a moon of its own is expected to pass by Earth on Saturday, traveling at 48,000 mph..."
Posted: 24 May 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: losangeles.cbslocal.com
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'Astounding Amount of Water' Discovered Beneath Martian Pole

"Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars..."
Posted: 24 May 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com
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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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