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Hollow nanoparticles linked by DNA make unusually strong materials

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DNA’s strong bonds can act as a glue to make nanoparticles into sturdy materials Vladislav Kochelaevskiy/Alamy A material made from ...

NASA Awards Grants to Two Universities for STEM Education Programs

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June 6, 2016 NASA PRESS RELASE NASA Awards Grants to Two Universities for STEM Education Programs NASA’s Minority University Research ...

Getting To Know Rogue Planets

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This artist’s concept shows an icy  Earth-mass rogue planet drifting through space alone, without any relationship to a star. (NASA’s ...

YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS COMET VIDEO! RECORD SETTING NASA ASTRONAUT RETURNS TO EARTH

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 Hey, Space Placers! Comet Nishimura entered the field-of-view of STEREO’s inner Heliospheric Imager (HI-1) on September 17th. This movie shows ...

Weather Looks Iffy for Tonight’s Month-End Falcon 9 Launch

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B1069 previously launched the Hotbird 13F geostationary communications satellite last fall. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert/AmericaSpace SpaceX is gearing up to ...

Summer 2023 Hottest in NASA’s Record

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When it comes to climate change, we play a unique role in observing and understanding changes to the planet. Thanks ...

Mission headed to lunar far side in 2025 in search of the cosmic Dark Ages

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A small mission to test technology to detect radio waves from the cosmic Dark Ages over 13.4 billion years ago ...

Our New Paper: “Peter Pan Disks”!

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We recently had another article accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal! A pre-print is now available on arXiv. This one ...

Viking on the Moons of Mars (1972)

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Phobos, the inner moon of Mars, as imaged by the Viking 1 Orbiter. Viking images of Deimos, Mars’s outer moon, ...

Is it possible to turn Venus from boiling hellscape to liveable world?

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Venus is not a great place to be. Its surface reaches temperatures up to 475°C, which is hot enough to ...