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Why Venus Rotates So Slowly And In The Wrong Direction A new study suggests that Venus is gravitationally tidally locked to the sun. And that explains why it's so strange compared to the Earth. The findings, reported in the Journal Nature Astronom…

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A new study has concluded that Earth's water was already present in that part of the solar system when the planet first formed. The findings were reported in the journal Nature Astronomy and are based on a new study of the isotopic content of meteo…

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Summary A new study suggests the Earth’s inner core isn’t a normal solid but composed of a solid iron sublattice and liquid-like light elements in a superionic state. The Story: Earth's core the deepest part of our planet is character…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 2 *Earth and Mars were formed from inner Solar System material A new study has confirmed that the Earth and Mars were formed from material that largely ori…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 25 Episode 1 *The biggest scientific discovery of the past year - first black hole-neutron star mergers One of the unquestionable highlights of the past year in sci…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 132 *A huge pile of new gravitational-wave detections Scientists have announced another 35 new gravitational wave detections. The new discoveries bring the t…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 131 *Unlocking the secrets of star formation Astronomers have discovered unusual structures in the western wall of the spectacular Carina Nebula. *Lucy mi…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 130 *Mystery signals from the galactic centre Astronomers have discovered mysterious signals coming from the direction of the galactic centre of the Milky Wa…

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 129 *Starliner test flight delayed till next year   Boeing says its troubled CST-100 Starliner spacecraft will now undertake an unmanned test flight …

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The Astronomy, Technology, and Space Science News Podcast. SpaceTime Series 24 Episode 128 *Hubble Space Telescope moves into safe mode The iconic Hubble Space Telescope is back in Safe Mode today after the Earth orbiting observatory suddenly…

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