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Researchers Detect Mysterious 'Radio Bursts' in Space That Repeat Every 16 Days

Mysterious radio signals from space have been known to frequently occur. For the first time ever, astronomers have noticed something different.
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Billionaire's Search for a Moon Trip Girlfriend Gets 27,722 Applicants

Some people might break the ice with a first date dinner. But what about traveling to the moon? That's what Yusaku Maezawa is looking to do with one lucky lady. The Japanese billionaire and entrepreneur, who recently made waves when he vowed to give 1,000 Twitter users $9 million , is offering a...
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Dazzling Space Show at NYC Museum Features 'Black Panther' Star Lupita Nyong'o

The American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium is getting a new space show, and it gives viewers a look into other planets to help them understand the workings of our own. “Worlds Beyond Earth” is a Hayden Planetarium Space Show featuring narration from Academy Award winner and "Black...
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NASA Intern Discovers Rare New Planet 3 Days Into Internship

This NASA intern made an out-of-this-world impression at his new gig. Wolf Cukier, a high school intern at NASA from Scarsdale High School in New York State, helped discover the first-ever planet that orbits two suns, CNN reports . NASA’s planet-hunting TESS mission has discovered multiple planets...
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Meteor shower among 'Top 5 of year' to peak tonight

(KNOU) — Streaks of light will dazzle stargazers Monday night and into Tuesday morning as the Orionid meteor shower crosses the sky. "I would rank the Orionids in the top five meteor showers of the year," AccuWeather astronomy blogger Dave Samuhel said. Orionid meteors are debris left behind by...
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Planets, shooting stars to light up the sky this weekend

(KNOU) — Stargazers should be eager to hear that this weekend Jupiter and Saturn will align with the moon. On Friday night, Aug. 9, the moon will appear close to Jupiter — the second-brightest planet after Venus, according to the Farmers' Almanac . Then on Saturday night, Aug. 10, the moon will be...
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Two Meteor Showers will peak at the same time tonight

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - According to the American Meteor Society , two Meteor showers will be reaching their peak tonight, Monday July 29th- July 30th. Your weekly meteor program: https://t.co/NBJwH5kWt0 13 active meteor showers including the Alpha Capricornids and South Delta Aquariids (more about...
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Tonight is the Best Chance of the Year to See Saturn's Rings

(NOW) - Keep your fingers crossed for a clear night tonight because Saturn will be closer to Earth and look brighter than any other time this year. Tuesday night, the planet will reach "opposition," which means it is on the complete opposite side of Earth than the sun. It will be at its closest...
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NASA Wants to Send Your Name on the Rover to Mars

You can’t go to Mars, but your name can! NASA is inviting humans around the world to submit their names to fly aboard the Mars 2020 rover on its mission to the Red Planet. Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage! Our #Mars2020 Rover is gearing up for its seven-month journey to the Red Planet and...
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