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InSight shares the sounds of wind on Mars  Astronomy Magazine

On November 26, NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on Mars.

  1. The Geminid meteor shower peaks December 13/14  Astronomy Magazine
  2. Look Up! Geminid Meteor Shower, Comet Pass Among Upcoming Astronomical Events  CBS Boston
  3. The Geminids are coming! Here's how to watch one of the best meteor showers of the year.  SYFY WIRE
  4. The Geminid meteor shower is coming to a sky near you Thursday night  KARE11.com
  5. Biggest meteor shower of the year to be seen over Ireland on Thursday  Irish Examiner
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Astronomers find planets hidden in far-off clouds of gas and dust  Astronomy Magazine

In vast clouds of dust and gas 450 light-years from Earth in the Taurus constellation, scientists have found evidence of a treasure trove of super-Earths and ...

Mars continues to dazzle as the days grow shorter  Astronomy Magazine

Mars continues to put on a nice show these December evenings. The Red Planet appears nearly halfway to the zenith in the southern sky as twilight fades to ...

A new generation of atomic clocks could help find dark matter  Astronomy Magazine

For years, researchers have been hunting for dark matter. Now, using a new generation of super-precise atomic clocks, an international team says they may ...

space weakens immune systems of mice  Astronomy Magazine

Even just 30 days in space can significantly reduce our immune system's ability to fight infection, suggests a new analysis of mice that spent a month aboard an ...

Extreme radiation can strip the atmospheres from exoplanets  Astronomy Magazine

New research shows that stars emitting high levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation could strip the atmospheres of their ultra-close exoplanets. While observing gas ...

MSU St. Andrews hosting astronomy night Wednesday  Midland Daily News

The Moon, Mars, and the distant planet Uranus are visible in the early evening sky this month. See them from the MSU St. Andrews Center in Midland, and take ...

NASA releases first data from OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission  Astronomy Magazine

OSIRIS-REx has been busy ever since it arrived at the asteroid Bennu December 3. The latest updates from NASA reveal that the space rock is porous, blue, ...

China prepares to head for the far side of the Moon  Astronomy Magazine

Tomorrow, at about 1:30 p.m. EST (2:30 a.m. on Dec. 8 local time), China's robotic Chang'e-4 mission will launch on a Long March 3B rocket, headed for the ...

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