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Moment of DART asteroid impact captured by Italian satellite

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — History was made Monday night when NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft successfully slammed into the asteroid Dimorphos. DART’s camera shared dramatic images of the asteroid’s surface before it crashed. Now, new images …

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Jupiter opposition to bring it closest to Earth in 59 years

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Jupiter will make its closest approach to Earth in 59 years on Monday, September 26, according to NASA. The largest planet in our solar system, the gas giant will be at opposition, meaning …

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Perseverance rover finds organic matter ‘treasure’ on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Investigating the site of an ancient river delta, the Perseverance rover has collected some of the most important samples yet on its mission to determine if life ever existed on Mars, according to …

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Terrifying 260-foot asteroid hurtling towards Earth tomorrow, NASA warns

NASA has warned that a massive 260-foot wide Asteroid 2022 RW will make its closest approach to Earth on September 5. Does this terrifyingly big asteroid pose any danger? Know here. NASA has warned that a gigantic 260-foot wide asteroid will pass by the Earth tomorrow, on September 5. The space agency keeps a constant …

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Heard of proton auroras on Mars? Here is what NASA MAVEN and EMM observe

A joint observation of dynamic proton aurora events at Mars has been released by NASA’s MAVEN and UAE’s EMM. Here is all you need to know. NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission and the United Arab Emirates’ Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) have released joint observations of dynamic proton aurora events at Mars. Informing …

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Heard of proton auroras on Mars? Here is what NASA MAVEN and EMM observe

A joint observation of dynamic proton aurora events at Mars has been released by NASA’s MAVEN and UAE’s EMM. Here is all you need to know. NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission and the United Arab Emirates’ Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) have released joint observations of dynamic proton aurora events at Mars. Informing …

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Massive 1200-feet wide asteroid is coming to Earth, warns NASA

According to NASA, a massive 1,200 feet-wide asteroid, which was discovered recently, is zooming towards the Earth at a very high speed. The asteroid is expected to make its closest approach tomorrow. Know the danger. Last week, Earth had two close encounters with large asteroids. The first asteroid was 400-feet wide whereas the second was …

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Earth Just Had Its Shortest Day on Record, Thanks to a ‘Wobble’

The Earth had its shortest ever day this summer, thanks to a wobble in its axis which meant it completed a single spin in a fraction of a second less than 24 hours. June 29 was 1.59 milliseconds shorter than 86,400 seconds, or exactly 24 hours, according to the website timeanddate.com. In recent decades the …

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Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week witnessed very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it …

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Solar storm HITTING Earth tomorrow; Radio Blackouts expected in many regions

A solar storm is expected to hit the magnetic fields of Earth tomorrow, August 3. High-speed solar winds moving towards the Earth are responsible for the incoming storm. Aurora display and radio blackouts are expected. Last week witnessed very low solar activity but it seems that the Sun is now finally gearing up. Earlier, it …

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