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From ESO: "The Messenger No. 160 Available on line


European Southern Observatory


Messenger No. 160

The latest edition of ESO’s quarterly journal, The Messenger, is now available online. Find out the latest news from ESO on topics ranging from new instruments to the latest science discoveries. 343 more words

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From JPL: "With One Year to Jupiter, NASA's Juno Team Prepares"

JPL

July 7, 2015
Preston Dyches
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-354-7013
preston.dyches@jpl.nasa.gov


This artist’s rendering shows NASA’s Juno spacecraft making one of its close passes over Jupiter. 1,309 more words

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From Symmetry: "What is dark energy?"

Symmetry


From NASA/ WFIRST*

July 07, 2015
Diana Kwon

It’s everywhere. It will determine the fate of our universe. And we still have no idea what it is. 1,071 more words

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From AURA: "AURA Releases Study of Future Space Telescope"


Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

July 6, 2015
Contacts:
Dr. Marc Postman
Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
410-340-7533
postman@stsci.edu

Prof. Sara Seager… 1,409 more words

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From SKA: "Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope reveals a galaxy 5 billion light years away"

SKA

6 July 2015
No Writer Credit

Thanks to the extremely radio-quiet environment of the Murchison Radio astronomy Observatory in Western Australia, the Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope has revealed a galaxy 5 billion light years away! 387 more words

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From RAS: "Carrington-L5: A UK mission to provide 5-day space weather forecasts"

Royal Astronomical Society

05 July 2015
Media contacts

Dr Robert Massey
Royal Astronomical Society
Mob: +44 (0)794 124 8035
rm@ras.org.uk

Ms Anita Heward
Royal Astronomical Society… 599 more words

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From SETI: "Pluto in Sight"


SETI Institute

It takes a village to pull off a decade-long mission to the outer pickets of the solar system.


SETI Institute Senior Research Scientist, Mark Showalter briefly discusses the discovery of Pluto, its moons and the Kuiper belt then goes on to tell us what we might expect to see when the New Horizons spacecraft approaches Pluto. 516 more words

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