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A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early
Saturday in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of
scientists and thrill-seekers—and countless penguins.

Space Exploration

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A multi-institutional team of astrophysicists headquartered at Boston
University, led by BU astrophysicist Merav Opher, has made a breakthrough
discovery in our understanding of the cosmic forces that shape the
protective ...

Space Exploration

Dec 03, 2021

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In a new study, published in the journal Nature, the researchers show that
the planet, which is 31 light years from Earth, is one of the lightest
among the nearly 5,000 exoplanets (planets outside our own solar system)
that ...

Astronomy

Dec 03, 2021

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Robots are already in space. From landers on the moon to rovers on Mars
and more, robots are the perfect candidates for space exploration: they
can bear extreme environments while consistently repeating the same tasks
in ...

Space Exploration

Dec 03, 2021