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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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NASA Discovers Mystery 'Emission' Spurting from Neutron Star

"The Hubble Space Telescope has detected a highly unusual 'emission' emanating from a faraway star..."
Posted: 18 September 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: metro.co.uk
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AI Helps Track Down Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

"Artificial intelligence is invading many fields, most recently astronomy and the search for intelligent life in the universe, or SETI..."
Posted: 14 September 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: news.berkeley.edu
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Pyramid-sized 'Hazardous' Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth

"The asteroid is hurtling our way at 20,000mph and is expected to 'skim past' our planet on Wednesday..."
Posted: 27 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Scientists Find Evidence of a 'Former Universe'

"Physicists have found what could be evidence of 'ghost' black holes from a universe that existed before our own..."
Posted: 27 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Quantum Entanglement Confirmed Using Ancient Starlight

"On Monday, a group of researchers from MIT published the results from recent experiments that used the light from stars emitted 7.8 billion and 12.2 billion years ago to help confirm the reality of quantum entanglement..."
Posted: 27 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: motherboard.vice.com
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Curiosity Finds Strange Object on the Surface of Mars

"This small object got the attention of Mars Curiosity mission scientists this past week. NASA scientists say they were finally able to figure out what the strange fragment is..."
Posted: 19 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: earthsky.org
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Parker Solar Probe Lifts off to 'Touch the Sun'

"US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before..."
Posted: 12 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Bright Flashes of Light Detected on the Moon

"The bizarre phenomena were observed from Earth by the Moon Impacts Detection and Analysis System (MIDAS) on the nights of July 17 and July 18..."
Posted: 07 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: express.co.uk
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Strange Green Meteorite Older Than the Earth Discovered

"Approximately 4.5 billion years ago, the catastrophic explosion of a massive star, a supernova, caused an immense cloud of cosmic dust and gas to come together and form our solar system..."
Posted: 07 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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New Radio Telescope Picks up Mysterious Signal from Space

"A new radio telescope in Canada is doing its job picking up mysterious signals from deep space known as 'fast radio bursts' (FRBs)..."
Posted: 02 August 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: cnet.com
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Could the 'Symmetron Field' Explain Dark Energy?

"One thing is certain: there's something out there we don't yet know. For years now scientists have been looking for 'dark matter' or 'dark energy'..."
Posted: 24 July 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailygalaxy.com
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Dwarf Planet Ceres' Bright Spots Shine in Stunning Up-Close View

"You may have seen the bizarre bright spots speckling the dwarf planet Ceres — but not like this..."
Posted: 20 July 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Eerie Space Sounds Recorded Near Saturn by Probe

"Data recorded during Cassini's final months is still giving us gold. New research from the probe's Grand Finale mission has uncovered a previously unknown interaction between Saturn and its moon Enceladus - plasma waves, travelling between the two..."
Posted: 15 July 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Recovery of Lost Apollo Mission Tapes Solves Lunar Mystery?

"NASA's Apollo missions in the 1960s and '70s served not only to land Americans on the lunar surface but to answer key questions about the moon that could be answered only by going there..."
Posted: 09 July 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: edition.cnn.com
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Newborn Planet Pictured for the First Time

"Astronomers have captured this image of a planet that's still forming in the disk of gas and dust around its star..."
Posted: 03 July 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Galaxy Holds Ten Billion Trillion Trillion Tonnes of 'Space Grease'

"It looks cold, dark and empty, but astronomers have revealed that interstellar space is permeated with a fine mist of grease-like molecules..."
Posted: 30 June 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: theguardian.com
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NASA Monitor Incoming Asteroid as It Explodes over Russia

"NASA has confirmed an asteroid they were watching exploded over Russia – with witnesses hearing a sonic boom..."
Posted: 25 June 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Japanese Spacecraft Approaches 'Dumpling-shaped' Asteroid

"A Japanese spacecraft is sending back images as it approaches an irregularly shaped asteroid that some on the mission have compared to a dumpling..."
Posted: 19 June 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Bakewell Pudding Sent to the Edge of Space 'Goes Missing'

"A Bakewell pudding which was launched to the edges of space, with tracking devices attached, has gone missing..."
Posted: 19 June 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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NASA Mars Rovers Caught in Huge Planet-wide Dust Storm

"Day has turned to night for NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars. A huge dust storm that's now 14-million square miles wide, covering a full quarter of the red planet, has blotted out the sun above Perseverance Valley, Opportunity's home..."
Posted: 14 June 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: yahoo.com
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'Permanent' Interstellar Object Discovered in Orbit of Jupiter

"An asteroid in Jupiter's orbit may have come from outside our Solar System, according to a new study..."
Posted: 22 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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China Launches Probe to the Far Side of the Moon

"China's space agency has taken a critical first step toward an unprecedented robotic landing on the far side of the Moon..."
Posted: 22 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: arstechnica.com
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Computer Simulations Suggest Reason for Strange Moon Shapes

"The small, inner moons of Saturn have intriguing shapes resembling in some cases ravioli and spaetzle..."
Posted: 22 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: astronomynow.com
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Newly Discovered Solar System Object Hints at Hidden Planet Nine

"There might be a large planet lurking somewhere at the very edge of our solar system, and astronomers are hunting for it. While they have yet to find direct evidence of the planet, a recent discovery provides yet more indirect evidence that the planet does, in fact, exist..."
Posted: 19 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: popularmechanics.com
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Astronomers Discover 'Planet with No Clouds'

"With all the exoplanets we've been discovering lately, it's tough to actually find a clear sky in all these alien atmospheres..."
Posted: 10 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: outerplaces.com
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NASA's InSight Lander Launches to Probe Deep Interior of Mars

"NASA's latest Mars explorer is on its way to the Red Planet. The agency's InSight Mars lander lifted off today (May 5) atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket..."
Posted: 05 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Can a Medieval Tapestry Help Find Planet Nine?

"Scientists have been looking to the past to help them determine the whereabouts of the elusive ninth planet..."
Posted: 05 May 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Amazing Animation from the Surface of a Comet Released by ESA

"Look at this amazing GIF. That snowy-looking scene wasn't captured on Mount Everest, or in some canyon in Antarctica. That's the view from a lander on the surface of a comet..."
Posted: 29 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: amp.livescience.com
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'Rotten Egg Gas' Discovered Around Planet Uranus

"The planet Uranus has clouds made up of hydrogen sulphide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their unpleasant smell..."
Posted: 25 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Meteorite Diamonds 'Came from Lost Planet'

"A diamond-bearing space rock that exploded in Earth's atmosphere in 2008 was part of a lost planet from the early Solar System, a study suggests..."
Posted: 21 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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NASA Spacecraft Aims to Put Mystery Planets on Galactic Map

"...The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — Tess for short — is embarking Monday on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds thought to be lurking in our cosmic backyard..."
Posted: 16 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: 10tv.com
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Scientists Find a New Clue in the 'Martian Mega Impact' Mystery

"A mineral found in Earth’s mantle could help scientists better understand a hypothetical scenario that asks if Mars was sucker-punched by a massive object, sending pieces of it flying across the solar system..."
Posted: 13 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: inverse.com
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NASA Video Journeys over Jupiter's Monster Polar Storms

"The massive cyclones that swirl near Jupiter's north pole glow like lava in a gorgeous new 3D flyover video captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft..."
Posted: 13 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Dozen Black Holes Found at Galactic Centre

"A dozen black holes may lie at the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way, researchers have said. A new analysis provides support for a decades-old prediction..."
Posted: 08 April 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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How to Track the Chinese Space Station's Plunge to Earth

"It's time to grab the popcorn: The Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is plummeting back to Earth this weekend, and anyone with an internet connection can track the fiery demise live online..."
Posted: 31 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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'Ghostly Galaxy' May Be Missing Dark Matter

"An unusually transparent galaxy about the size of the Milky Way is prompting new questions for astrophysicists..."
Posted: 31 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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'Out-of-control' Space Station Will 'Crash to Earth' over Easter

"China’s out-of-control space station will crash to Earth over the Easter weekend, according to experts. Engineers have refined their predictions of when the Tiangong-1 satellite will finally leave orbit..."
Posted: 26 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: independent.co.uk
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Scientists Detect Strongest Mysterious 'Fast Radio Burst' Signal

"Fast radio bursts or radio waves originating from space have always been a mystery for scientists. The brightest fast radio burst signal so far was detected from Australia this month..."
Posted: 20 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: techtimes.com
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Chinese Space Station to 'Crash' into Earth, No-one Knows Where

"China's first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth within weeks, but scientists have not been able to predict where the 8.5-tonne module will hit..."
Posted: 12 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: theguardian.com
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Signal Detected from 'Cosmic Dawn'

"Scientists say they have observed a signature on the sky from the very first stars to shine in the Universe..."
Posted: 01 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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New Theory Suggests the Moon Formed Before the Earth

"Earth's moon formed inside a cloud of molten rock, and may have done so before our planet itself formed, a new theory suggests..."
Posted: 01 March 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Amateur Astronomer Wins 'Cosmic Lottery' with Supernova Snap

"Victor Buso picked the right patch of sky for camera testing. On Sept. 20, 2016, the Argentine amateur astronomer was trying out a new camera he'd affixed to his 16-inch (41 centimeters) telescope..."
Posted: 24 February 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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