This photographer captures airplane’s technicolor rainbow trails
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This photographer captures airplane’s technicolor rainbow trails

NEW YORK (CNN) — An airplane speeds through the clouds, a trail of technicolor contrails following behind, illuminating the sky in dazzling rainbow shades.This incredible moment was captured…

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For the First Time Ever, Scientists Detect Ringing of a Newborn Black Hole
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For the First Time Ever, Scientists Detect Ringing of a Newborn Black Hole

MIT scientists have captured the “ringing” of a newly-formed black hole, in the form of gravitational waves, depicted in this artist’s illustration. Credit: Maximiliano Isi / NASA Scientists…

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Asteroid larger than world’s tallest buildings to pass Earth today
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Asteroid larger than world’s tallest buildings to pass Earth today

(CNN) - An asteroid larger than some of the world's tallest buildings will pass by Earth today.  Asteroid 2000 QW7, which is estimated to be between 951 and 2,132…

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‘YAAAAAHOOOOOO’… veteran astronaut recalls his first moments in space | Independent on Saturday
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‘YAAAAAHOOOOOO’… veteran astronaut recalls his first moments in space | Independent on Saturday

Former Nasa astronaut Dr Don Thomas who will talk in Durban next week, recalls his first moments in space.Durban - A space veteran of 692 space orbits of…

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Space Photos of the Week: Spying on Jupiter
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Space Photos of the Week: Spying on Jupiter

The god Jupiter was a cheating punk. Always sleeping with mortals was he, and enshrouding himself with thick clouds so his wife wouldn't know what he was up…

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Newly discovered comet likely an ‘interstellar visitor,’ NASA says
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Newly discovered comet likely an ‘interstellar visitor,’ NASA says

The discovery of a new comet scientists believe to be an "interstellar object" has set the astronomy community abuzz. Interested in NASA? Add NASA as an interest to…

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New Laser Vibration Sensor Detects Buried Objects from Moving Vehicle
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New Laser Vibration Sensor Detects Buried Objects from Moving Vehicle

Sensor is poised to improve landmine detection and non-destructive testing. Detecting landmines can be a challenging and slow process. Detecting them from a moving vehicle would make the…

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The harvest moon was last night. Here’s what you should know
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The harvest moon was last night. Here’s what you should know

The harvest moon is here.As you might know, the names of the moons were given by Native American tribes. The harvest moon — the closest to the fall…

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2 Studies, 1 Planet! Inside a Race to Discover a Water Vapor World
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2 Studies, 1 Planet! Inside a Race to Discover a Water Vapor World

The discovery of water vapor in the alien planet K2-18b is at the heart of two new studies on the exoplanet. Here's what happened behind the science scenes.…

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Astronomers Have Found a Black Hole That’s Erupting With Strange Regularity
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Astronomers Have Found a Black Hole That’s Erupting With Strange Regularity

EVAN GOUGH, UNIVERSE TODAY 14 SEP 2019 Astronomers have found a supermassive black hole (SMBH) with an unusually regular feeding schedule.The behemoth is an active galactic nucleus (AGN)…

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