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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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Jupiter's Great Red Spot 'May Only Last Another Twenty Years'

"Get a good look at Jupiter's Great Red Spot while you can. The giant storm as we know it today is shrinking, and it might fade into memory within your lifetime..."
Posted: 20 February 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: uk.businessinsider.com
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New Horizons Probe Snaps Image from 3.8 Billion Miles Away

"At first glance it might not look like much – but, with a fuzzy purple and green photo, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has made history..."
Posted: 09 February 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Curiosity Captures Incredible Mars Panorama

"Consisting of 16 separate images, the impressive vista was captured using the rover's wide-angle lens..."
Posted: 05 February 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Will Be First in 35 Years

"Lucky sky-watchers are about to get a cosmic three-for-one deal, as the second super-size full moon in a month undergoes a dramatic total lunar eclipse on January 31..."
Posted: 30 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: news.nationalgeographic.com
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Christie's to Auction 'Stunning' Rare Meteorites in February

"Auction at Christie's (Online exclusive) will feature a stunning and very rare collection of meteorite objects as well as extra-terrestrial gems collected from various locations on Earth..."
Posted: 30 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: blouinartinfo.com
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NASA 'Reverse-engineer' Systems to Detect Long-lost Satellite

"NASA is racing to confirm if a long-lost satellite has really been tracked down by amateur astronomer Scott Tilley, who recently picked up mysterious signals matching the long-dead IMAGE spacecraft..."
Posted: 30 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newsweek.com
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Fragments from Dazzling Michigan Meteor Found on Ice

"Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that they say came from a spectacular fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week..."
Posted: 22 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Rocks Found in Egypt 'Come from Beyond the Solar System'

"...The Hypatia stone – pebbles found in Egypt, which once came from a huge rock that was several metres wide – have long been known to have come to Earth from somewhere else..."
Posted: 12 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: independent.co.uk
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Mysterious Radio Bursts Draw Attention of Alien Hunters

"Repeating bursts of radio waves coming from a distant dwarf galaxy probably aren't signals from an extraterrestrial civilization, but that hasn't stopped a group of E.T. hunters from investigating this peculiar phenomenon..."
Posted: 12 January 2018 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Skull-like Asteroid to Return in 2018

"Astronomers will soon get another look at the big, ghoulishly weird space rock that buzzed Earth on Halloween three years ago..."
Posted: 24 December 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: livescience.com
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New Discovery Challenges Scientific Knowledge of Black Holes

"Astronomers are baffled by a strange jet of particles shooting from a black hole. Observations of the unusual flare contradict current models of black holes and their powerful magnetic fields..."
Posted: 08 December 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newsweek.com
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Voyager 1 Fires Its Backup Thrusters for the 1st Time in 37 Years

"NASA's far-flung Voyager 1 spacecraft has taken its backup thrusters out of mothballs. Voyager 1 hadn't used its four 'trajectory correction maneuver' (TCM) thrusters since November 1980..."
Posted: 04 December 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Mystery Interstellar Object Found to Have Elongated Shape

"An asteroid that visited us from interstellar space is one of the most elongated cosmic objects known to science, a study has shown..."
Posted: 21 November 2017 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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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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