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Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer Completes Mission Operations
2012-01-10 07:18:27

After 16 years in space, NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) has made its last observation. The satellite provided unprecedented views into the extreme environments around white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes.

GALEX Finds Stellar Extremophiles
2011-11-08 10:03:53

Researchers using a NASA space telescope named GALEX have discovered a new kind of extremophile: extreme-loving stars.

2011-09-30 04:37:50

NASA has selected 11 science proposals for evaluation as potential future science missions.

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2011-08-25 10:45:11

NASA said on Wednesday that its Swift orbital telescope has captured a black hole ripping apart a star.

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2011-07-19 11:54:19

Two small NASA probes that had been used to study space weather now are orbiting the moon to study its interior and surface composition.

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2011-07-14 08:10:00

2 probes, repositioned from THEMIS mission, will map surface magnetic fields.

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2011-02-18 09:35:57

Close to the globe, Earth's magnetic field wraps around the planet like a gigantic spherical web, curving in to touch Earth at the poles.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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