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Astrophysics picture of the day for November 16, 2018
Picture of the Day
Last Sunday when the Moon was young its sunlit crescent hung low near the western horizon at sunset. With strong earthshine it was joined...
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NASA Keeps Watch Over Space Explosions
NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale mission has been observing a type of space explosion called magnetic reconnection for three years. MMS just witnessed such an explosion in a unique location: the part...
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