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    Researchers Claim Black Holes Tear Stars Apart, Spewing Fragments Across Galaxy

    According to research by Harvard scientists, a star can be ripped apart by the gravity of the black hole in Milky Way, forming hundreds of planet-sized gas balls that are flung throughout the galaxy at speeds of over 30 million kilometers per hour.

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    US-Based Scientists Predict Explosive Birth of a Star in 2022

    According to a team of US-based scientists, a new star will be created in the year 2022 as a result of a merger and explosion of a binary star. The scientists have predicted that the new star will be one of the brightest in the sky for about six months before gradually returning to its normal brightness.

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    NASA Explains Reason Behind Dust Ponds on Saturn's and Earth's Moon

    A recent NASA study explains the mystery behind the micron-sized dust particles that seem to "levitate" several centimetres above the lunar surface even though there is no wind or flowing water on the moon to propel them up.

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    NASA Discovers why Moon Dust is Levitating Above Lunar Surface

    Solar activities such as coronal ejections or flares blast highly energetic particles into space. With no atmosphere, the Moon's surface is subjected to the harsh space environment. Luckily, Earth has atmosphere shielding from such radiations.

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    SpaceX First Launch for 2017 Moved to Saturday

    After a five-day delay, SpaceX will launch its Falcon 9 rocket on January 14, Saturday. This will be the company's first launch this year after a massive explosion last year.

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    Earth and Moon Photographed all the way From Mars

    NASA's Mars probe has been orbiting the Red Planet for more than a decade. Now, scientists have revealed a stunning image of Earth and the moon. This series of images were photographed all the way from Mars.

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    Hubble Monitors Voyager Probes as They Exit Solar System

    NASA's longest space mission is now entering a new phase, as the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes exit the solar system into interstellar space, the farthest distance any man-made space probe has ever ventured. The Hubble Space Telescope is monitoring their paths into deep space to learn more about the outer reaches of the solar system and beyond.

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    2 NASA Astronauts Complete Spacewalk; Upgrading Power Supply of Space Station

    On Friday, January 6, two NASA astronauts successfully completed a spacewalk at the International Space Station, upgrading the power supply of the station. Commander Shane Kimborough of the Expedition 50 and Peggy Whitson performed this dangerous task outside the space lab at 7:23 a.m. EST.


    Massive Crack Growing Bigger on Antarctic Ice Shelf

    A massive crack on the Antarctic can result in an iceberg breaking apart from the continent, which can also lead to the collapse of a massive ice shelf, according to scientists.

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    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Detects Exocomets Plunging Into a Star

    According to the scientists, the presence of these comets provides circumstantial evidence for "gravitational stirring" by an unseen Jupiter-sized planet that deflects these comets and hurls them into the star.

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