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SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay |  CNN

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay | CNN

CNN — SpaceX will attempt to refuel the International Space Station again this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to abandon its first attempt. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. ET Saturday. If the weather were to wreck those …

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Webb Telescope captures first glimpse of exoplanet's atmospheric decay |  CNN

Webb Telescope captures first glimpse of exoplanet’s atmospheric decay | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of the sky of a distant planet, marking another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, …

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Bush Tomato Seeds To Be Launched To Space Station Aboard SpaceX's Next Resupply Flight |  CNN

Bush Tomato Seeds To Be Launched To Space Station Aboard SpaceX Supply Flight | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply is set to launch this weekend, and it will carry an abundance of supplies, a pair of new solar panels, dwarf tomato seeds, and a range of science experiments …

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Bush Tomato Seeds To Be Launched To Space Station Aboard SpaceX's Next Resupply Flight |  CNN

Bush Tomato Seeds To Be Launched To Space Station Aboard SpaceX’s Next Resupply Flight | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply mission launches on Tuesday, it will carry an abundance of supplies, a pair of new solar panels, dwarf tomato seeds and a range of science experiments to the …

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Short gamma-ray bursts traced further into the distant universe

Short gamma-ray bursts traced further into the distant universe

Newswise – A team of astronomers led by Northwestern University has developed the most comprehensive inventory to date of the galaxies from which short gamma-ray bursts (SGRBs) originate. Using several highly sensitive instruments and sophisticated galaxy modeling, the researchers identified the galactic foci of 84 SGRBs and probed the characteristics of 69 of the identified …

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The historic Artemis I mission is just beginning its lunar journey |  CNN

The historic Artemis I mission is just beginning its lunar journey | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s science bulletin Wonder Theory. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here. CNN — The third time is the charm and now NASA’s mega rocket has made history. The Artemis I mission launched its journey to the moon on Wednesday. Putting on a light show …

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Inflatable heat shield is a 'huge success' that could land humans on Mars, says NASA |  CNN

Inflatable heat shield is a ‘huge success’ that could land humans on Mars, says NASA | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived – and NASA officials considered it a “huge success”. The technology …

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Inflatable heat shield is a 'huge success' that could land humans on Mars, says NASA |  CNN

Inflatable heat shield is a ‘huge success’ that could land humans on Mars, says NASA | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived – and NASA officials considered it a “huge success”. The technology …

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Webb Telescope discovers two of the most distant galaxies ever observed |  CNN

Webb Telescope discovers two of the most distant galaxies ever observed | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope spotted one of the first galaxies formed after the big bang, about 350 million years after the universe began. The galaxy, called GLASS-z12, and another galaxy formed about …

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The Leonid meteor shower could cause an explosion of up to 250 meteors per hour |  CNN

The Leonid meteor shower could cause an explosion of up to 250 meteors per hour | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Known as some of the world’s fastest meteors, the Leonids blaze across the night sky every year during the month of November. Historically, they are considered one of the most impressive meteor showers …

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