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Scientists Discover Second 'Earth-like' Planet at Alpha Centauri

"Scientists studying data from the Alpha Centauri star system on Wednesday announced what they believe is a second Earth-like planet orbiting the star closest to the sun..."
Posted: 18 January 2020 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bgr.com
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Strange Objects Found at Galactic Centre 'Are Like Nothing Else'

"There's something really weird in the centre of the Milky Way. The vicinity of a supermassive black hole is a pretty weird place to start with..."
Posted: 18 January 2020 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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New Study Suggests 100 Stars Have Mysteriously Vanished

"Astronomers involved in the Vanishing and Appearing Sources during a Century of Observations (VASCO) project suggest that at least 100 stars that appeared in the mid 20th century has disappeared till now..."
Posted: 29 December 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: beebom.com
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Is Betelgeuse About to Go Supernova?

"Have you noticed that Orion the Hunter—one of the most iconic and familiar of the wintertime constellations—is looking a little... different as of late?..."
Posted: 29 December 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA Baffled: Asteroid Bennu Keeps Spitting Out 'Small Rocks'

"NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting asteroid Bennu since December 2018, roughly 100 million miles from the Sun..."
Posted: 10 December 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: futurism.com
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Europe Commits to Mission to Bring Martian Rocks Back to Earth

"It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet..."
Posted: 05 December 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA Finally Locates Wreckage of Indian Moon Probe

"NASA says one of its satellites has found the debris of India's Moon rover which crashed on the lunar surface in September..."
Posted: 05 December 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Astronomers Reveal Stunning New Image of Interstellar Comet

"We spotted it in August: a mysterious object shooting through our Solar System on a strange, hyperbolic trajectory implying that, whatever this thing was, it wasn't from around here..."
Posted: 28 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Astronomers Draw First Global Map of Saturn's Moon Titan

"Astronomers have used data from NASA's Cassini mission to map the entire surface of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, for the first time..."
Posted: 22 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nature.com
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NASA Investigates Oxygen Mystery on Mars

"The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes..."
Posted: 16 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Our Understanding of the Universe Could Be Fundamentally Wrong, Say Astronomers

"Our understanding of the universe could be fundamentally wrong, scientists have said. Newly released data from the Planck Telescope..."
Posted: 05 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: independent.co.uk
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Second-Ever Interstellar Comet Contains 'Alien' Water

"Astronomers have spotted signs of water spraying off comet 2I/Borisov, which is flying towards the Sun on a journey from interstellar space..."
Posted: 05 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: scientificamerican.com
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A New Type of Black Hole May Have Been Discovered

"Scientists conducting a galactic black hole census believe they may have stumbled upon an entirely new kind of black hole..."
Posted: 05 November 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: popularmechanics.com
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NASA Posts 'Ghost Face' Photo of Colliding Galaxies

"As America prepares for the spooky festival of Halloween, its space agency NASA on Monday, released a photo of two galaxies colliding with each other..."
Posted: 31 October 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: republicworld.com
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Latest Interstellar Object Makes 'Oumuamua Seem Even Stranger

"The second space rock seen visiting our solar system from another star is proving just how bizarre the first known interstellar object, 'Oumuamua, really was..."
Posted: 17 October 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencenews.org
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New Study Suggests Black Holes Could Be Made of Dark Energy

"Two University of Hawai'i at Mānoa researchers have identified and corrected a subtle error that was made when applying Einstein's equations to model the growth of the universe..."
Posted: 08 October 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: scitechdaily.com
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Milky Way's Centre 'Exploded' 3.5 Million Years Ago

"A cataclysmic energy flare ripped through our galaxy, the Milky Way, about 3.5 million years ago, a team of astronomers say..."
Posted: 08 October 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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China Releases Photos of 'Gel-like' Substance Found on the Moon

"China's Yutu-2 lunar lander just sent back new images of a strange substance it found near a small crater on the far side of the Moon..."
Posted: 29 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Magnetic Field on Mars 'Mysteriously Pulses at Night'

"NASA's Mars InSight lander has observed mysterious nighttime pulses that can last as long as two hours, according to a conference proceeding..."
Posted: 29 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com
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Search for Indian Probe That 'Crashed' on the Moon Finds Nothing

"The fate of India's unmanned moon lander, Vikram, is still shrouded in mystery as a NASA scan of the area revealed no new clues..."
Posted: 29 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newsweek.com
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Details Revealed of Mysterious Rock That Hit Jupiter Last Month

"According to space scientists, the mysterious space rock that hit Jupiter on August 7 was an asteroid which got detonated in the middle of the air..."
Posted: 19 September 2019 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: indianexpress.com
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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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