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Apr 4, 2016 06:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
New measurements show that quasars can blow far past the theoretical temperature limit of 100 billion degrees Kelvin (179 billion degrees Fahrenheit), which has scientists puzzled.
Mar 29, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is struggling to understand exactly what went wrong with its brand-new astronomy satellite, Hitomi, which suffered some sort of malfunction over the weekend and is apparently tumbling in space.
Mar 28, 2016 08:57 AM ET // AFP
The device briefly made contact with ground crews but has since disappeared.
Mar 4, 2016 07:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX waited out high winds and worked through a series of technical issues to send its 22nd Falcon 9 rocket soaring into space on Friday to deliver a communications satellites into orbit.
Jan 20, 2016 04:10 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Want to hear the rush of a satellite going by? Step inside this sound-filled interactive sculpture. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2016 01:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Thursday (Jan. 14), the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter is set to pay Phobos a visit in what will be the mission's closest flyby of the Martian moon this year.
Jan 5, 2016 06:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The odd 'T'-shape is formed by an oasis, a highway and date trees. →
Nov 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The space agency provides pictures of enigmatic giant shapes that were first spotted in 2007.
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