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Space News Archive - July 12, 2012

Tropical Storm Daniel was once a hurricane and now a rapidly weakening tropical storm as a result of moving over cooler waters.

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Scientists announced on Wednesday they have discovered the smallest moon yet, orbiting around the dwarf planet Pluto.

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There are satellites for nearly everything out in orbit now-a-days, including some that are meant just to provide measurements of the surface temperature of oceans and seas.

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A team of scientists from the U.S., Japan, France and Canada were interested in seeing how C. elegans reacted to living in weightlessness.

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Virgin Galactic hasn't even taken a tourist to space yet, but the company is already expanding its means by partnering with Planetary Resources to launch tools into space.

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Richard Branson announced on Wednesday at the Farnborough airshow near London that he and his family would be on Virgin Galactic's first trip into space.

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The Hubble Space Telescope has helped scientists unravel the mystery of the extremely faint dwarf galaxies.

Looking Into The Heart Of A Supernova

Caltech simulation points out how to detect a rapidly spinning stellar core