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Citizen Scientists Identify Prehistoric Supernova

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Over 700 volunteer citizen scientists have helped identify more than 30,000 celestial objects, including a star explosion that occurred 970 million years ago, hundreds of millions of years before dinosaurs emerged on Earth.

A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA’s Juno Mission

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Portal origin URL: A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA’s Juno MissionPortal origin nid: 402477Published: Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 13:59Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Early science results from NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm systems that travel deep into the heart of the gas giant.Portal image: This image shows Jupiter’s south pole, as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft from an altitude of 32,000 milesScience Categories: Solar System

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

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Two galaxies, drawn together by forces that they can't see but they can feel. A mutual gravitational attraction. It's inevitable: Inch by inch, light-year by light-year, as the cosmic clock ticks on through the eons, the galaxies grow closer.

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