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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan NASA’s Jupiter Mission Reveals the ‘Brand-New and Unexpected’ The top and bottom of Jupiter are pockmarked with a chaotic mélange of swirls that are immense storms hundreds of miles across. The planet’s interior core … Continue reading

Posted in June 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Saturn’s Hexagon in Motion This colorful view from NASA’s Cassini mission is the highest-resolution view of the unique six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole known as “the hexagon.” This movie, made from images … Continue reading

Posted in May 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan What Does SpaceX’s Reusable Rocket Mean for Space Travel? This week a major milestone in spaceflight took place. SpaceX, the private company with big dreams for manned spaceflight, launched a partly used rocket into … Continue reading

Posted in April 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Cassini probe sweeps over Saturn’s moon Enceladus The NASA craft swept just 50km above the moon’s surface in a final attempt to “taste” the chemistry of water jets spewing from its south pole. Enceladus … Continue reading

Posted in March 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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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

Posted in February 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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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

Posted in January 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment