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Astrophysics picture of the day for November 22, 2019
Picture of the Day
Looking toward the east in the early hours of a September morning this single exposure made with tripod and camera captured a simple visual...
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NASA Rockets Study Why Tech Goes Haywire Near Poles
A magnetic weak point near the North Pole allows space particles to slip inside our atmosphere, with strange results. Beginning November 25, three NASA-funded rockets will launch through the weak...
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