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ESA Launches Climate Change Initiative

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One of the most critical challenges facing our society in the 21st century is climate change. Its importance has been touted in recent reports from

Climate Change Linked to Summer’s Soaring Temperatures

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Have you felt the heat? This year’s heat wave has impacted many parts of the world from the Middle East to Europe to Canada and

Space Racing: Different Countries in Space

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Who are the leading nations in space exploration today? Russia, the United States and the European Space Agency, a consortium of 20 European countries, hold

What is the Sun Made Of?

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In today’s big news the Parker Solar Probe has officially launched to explore the sun in a never-before-done mission. But what is the sun made

Hubble and the Others: How do we follow the Universe?

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Both on the ground and in the sky telescopes help us better understand the universe and our place in it. The first telescope was thought

The French-Led ExTrA Project to Hunt for New Exoplanets

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A new exoplanet-hunter takes the form of three new telescopes at the La Silla Observatory in northern Chile. Known as the French-led ExTrA (Exoplanets in

The Extremely Large Telescope Will Scope Out Extrasolar Planets and Other Galaxies

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The world’s largest optical telescope is now aptly named The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT). It was initially called the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) but

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Will Help Reveal the History of the Universe

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Set for launch in 2021 NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which costs $8.8 billion to build, will examine the cosmos to reveal the history of

Could a Gamma Ray Burst Destroy Life on Earth?

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There are many threats from outer space to planet Earth; however, one of the most extreme risks is an attack by radiation from a gamma-ray

Millions of Years Ago Two Supernovae Explosions Could Have Caused a Staggered Depletion of Earth’s Ozone Layer

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Although photos of supernovae exploding are breathtakingly beautiful supernovae can actually pose a threat to life on Earth. In fact, approximately 2.5 and eight million

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