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Mars weather: 'Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm'

Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms that occur only at night, according to a study released Monday that revises our understanding of Red Planet weather.

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The Moon’s Shadow Darkening the U.S. During the Eclipse Is Terrifying

See the eclipse engulf large swaths of the country in darkness

11 hours ago from TIME

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Here’s what the 2017 solar eclipse looked like from space

The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone! Now, it’s time to stare in awe at all the amazing images captured by NASA, the European Space Agency, their satellites, and the luckiest ...

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Robot sub finds USS Indianapolis 72 years after sinking

The sea has given up another one its mysteries, as billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen's Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel recently discovered the resting place of the USS ...

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Analysis of a 'rusty' lunar rock suggests the moon's interior is dry

The moon is likely very dry in its interior according to a new study from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, published August 21, 2017 ...

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Eclipse spectacle set to grip US public

Skywatchers in the US prepare for an event that is without precedent in the country's 241-year history.

Mon 21 Aug 17 from BBC News

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10 of the best photos from the total solar eclipse

Spectacular images from the 21 August 2017 solar eclipse, the latest pirouette in the cosmic ballet.

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This Is How the Solar Eclipse Looked From Space

Here's what astronauts saw from the International Space Station

9 hours ago from TIME

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Celebrate Voyager Golden Record with Kickstarter’s ‘Projects of Earth’

Forty years ago, images of Olympic sprinters and rush hour traffic, music by Johann Sebastian Bach and Louis Armstrong, and the sounds of birds and Morse code were rocketed into space. The Voyager ...

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