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Hubble Image Reveals Near Perfect Symmetry of Galaxy NGC 2985 (August 2, 2019): This stunning Hubble image reveals the near-perfect symmetry in spiral galaxy NGC 2985. The galaxy is located over 70 million light years from Earth.

First Image of a Black Hole Captured with Event Horizon Telescope (April 10, 2019): Astronomers have captured the first image of a black hole using the Event Horizon Telescope.

NASA Releases Free Earth Ebook (February 28, 2019): NASA has released a free ebook called Earth that contains 69 stunning images from Earth-observing satellites.

New Ultima Thule Image Reveals Small Pits (January 25, 2019): New Horizons has released a new image of Ultima Thule that reveals small pits and a bright collar ring.

ESO Shares Supersharp Neptune Image (October 19, 2018): ESO's very large telescope (VLT) has added a new adaptive optics mode called laser tomography.

Researchers Envision Four Climate Change Scenarios for Civilization-Planet Systems (June 5, 2018): Researchers from the University of Rochester have come up with four climate change scenarios for civilization-planet systems.

Exoplanet WASP-18b Has a Smothering Stratosphere Dominated by Carbon Monoxide (December 4, 2017): NASA says there are no signs of water on WASP-18b and the stratosphere is loaded with carbon monoxide.

Lunar Lava Tube Cave Could House Moon Base (October 21, 2017): A huge lunar lava tube has been discovered on the moon that could be used as a moon base for astronauts and moon colonists.

SpaceX Wants to Take You Anywhere On Earth in Under One Hour (September 29, 2017): SpaceX wants to use rockets to take people anywhere on Earth in less than one hour.

Insect Inspired LAURON Robot Designed for Planetary Exploration (August 1, 2017): This insect inspired robot called Lauron was designed for planetary exploration. It was developed at FZI

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captures Best Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot (July 13, 2017): NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured the best images yet of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The images were taken during Juno's flyby on July 10th.

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in our Solar System (June 14, 2017): Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have determined Jupiter is the oldest planet in our solar system.

Amputated Flatworm Regenerated Into Double-Headed Worm While Traveling in Space (June 13, 2017): Scientists discovered that an amputated flatworm regenerated into a double-headed flatworm during a trip on the Space Station.

NASA Unveils Mars Rover Concept Vehicle (June 10, 2017): NASA unveiled a cool looking black Mars Rover concept vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex earlier this week.

NASA to Send Solar Probe Directly Into Sun's Atmosphere (May 31, 2017): NASA has announced a mission that will send a solar probe directly into the atmosphere of the sun. It will launch in summer 2018.

JunoCam Image Shows Multiple Storms Over Jupiter's South Pole (May 27, 2017): The JunoCam instrument on NASA's Jupiter spacecraft has revealed multiple oval-shaped storms over Jupiter's south pole.

NASA Video Shows Cassini Spacecraft's Saturn Dive (May 4, 2017): NASA releases video showing Cassini spacecraft's dive through the gap betweeen Saturn and its rings.

The Boring Company Releases Video of Underground Transportation System (May 4, 2017): The Boring Company has released a video showing its futuristic vision for an underground highway system.

Stephen Hawking Warns Humans Have 100 Years to Leave Earth (May 3, 2017): Stephen Hawking is warning humans have just 100 years left to leave Earth and colonize another planet.

Astronomers Use ALMA to Investigate DeeDee Planetary Body (April 18, 2017): Astronomers are using ALMA to learn more about the planetary body named DeeDee, a recently discovered far-flung member of our solar system.

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