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"By naming this species after the 45th President of the United States, I hope to bring some public attention to [...] the neglected micro-fauna component of the North American biodiversity."
Cernan passed away Monday surrounded by his family. He helped crew three historic spaceflights, including the Apollo 17 Moon landing in 1972.
The 32-foot-tall rocket was developed to meet a growing demand for microsatellite launches.
Measuring 10,000 kilometers across, the mysterious structure may shed light on Venus’s atmospheric underworld.
Motherboard talks to author Margot Lee Shetterly about the legacy of pioneering black women mathematicians who helped NASA win the Space Race.
"The star streams that have been mapped so far are like creeks compared to the giant river of stars we predict will be observed eventually.”
Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
Yet another reason to go back to the Moon.
“This is nothing short of a dream come true. It will help save the bat and tequila at the same time.”
"A single shredded star can form hundreds of these planet-mass objects.”