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Astrophysics picture of the day for October 18, 2019
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After the 2017 detecton of 1I/'Oumuamua, comet 2I/Borisov has become the second recognized interstellar interloper. Like 'Oumuamua, Borisov's...
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Mars InSight's 'Mole' Is Moving Again
The NASA lander's robotic arm seems to have helped its heat probe burrow almost 2 centimeters (3/4 of an inch) since last week.
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