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compiled by David Kaplan Claim made for hydrogen ‘wonder material’ Scientists in the US say they have at last managed to turn hydrogen into a state where it behaves like a metal. If that is true – and it is … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan Where Will NASA Go in the Age of Trump? Two weeks after a presidential election that could have vaulted him to the head of NASA, John Grunsfeld reached across his peanut curry at a small restaurant … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan If Planet Nine Is Out There, It Tilts Our Solar System Most people think the eight planets in our solar system orbit the sun along a straight plane, like a disc on a record player. But … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan Rosetta Mission Ends With Spacecraft’s Dive Into Comet Rosetta, the first spacecraft to orbit a comet, is dead, setting down in a final embrace with its companion of the past two years. Radio signals from Rosetta … Continue reading

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compiled by David Kaplan One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth Another Earth could be circling the star right next door to us. Astronomers announced on Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the … Continue reading

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Imaging the Universe

by Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editor Spring is finally here. Amateur astronomers can now rejoice in the fact that they can look up at the sky without being part of the film “Frozen”. It is time to take out your cameras and … Continue reading

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