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*The Earth’s outer atmosphere found to extend twice as far as the Moon
Scientists have discovered that a tenuous gaseous unseen outermost region of Earth’s atmosphere called the geocorona extends out into space almost twice as far as the orbit of the Moon.
*Evidence of a violent past around Neptune
Astronomers say a mysterious moon discovered orbiting the ice giant Neptune in 2013 may be the result of a massive collision with a passing comet.
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*Space junk harpoon test
A harpoon designed to help clean up the hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk now orbiting Earth passed a key test successfully spearing a piece of simulated space debris.
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*Crew Dragon to launch this weekend
NASA has approved the first test flight for SpaceX's new Crew dragon 2 capsule for this weekend. The go-ahead for the March second unmanned orbital certification test flight follows a flight readiness review.
*The Science Report
Atmospheric methane levels on the rise since 2007 and are not slowing down.
Researchers have used liquid metals to turn carbon dioxide back into solid coal.
Why consuming too much protein is bad for you.
Foldable cell phones are the next big thing.
Tyrannosaurus Rex’ small beginnings.
A possible anti-aging herb.
A 30 percent jump in worldwide measles cases.
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