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Astrophysics picture of the day for December 11, 2018
Picture of the Day
Why does this galaxy have such a long tail? In this stunning vista, based on image data from the Hubble Legacy Archive, distant galaxies form...
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NASA’s Newly Arrived OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Already Discovers Water on Asteroid
Recently analyzed data from NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has revealed water locked inside the clays that make up...
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