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Astrophysics picture of the day for May 19, 2019
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Why would clouds appear to be different colors? The reason here is that ice crystals in distant cirrus clouds are acting like little floating...
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Mission-Saving NASA Instrument Secures New Flight Opportunity; Slated for Significant Upgrade
The miniaturized fluxgate magnetometer, developed by instrument engineer Todd Bonalsky at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, proved that scientists could reduce the size of...
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