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Solar System Exploration News

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Solar Eruptions Could Electrify Martian Moons

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:00pm
Powerful solar eruptions could electrically charge areas of the Martian moon Phobos to hundreds of volts, presenting a complex electrical environment that could possibly affect sensitive electronics carried by future robotic explorers, according to a new NASA study.
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NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:36am
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
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NASA Nobel Prize-winner to talk about the history of the universe

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:56pm
NASA Nobel Prize-winner to explain the history of the universe
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