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0 Published by Tony Darnell on 14th Oct, 2016

Astronomers using all of the deepest survey images taken from Hubble find the elusive dwarf galaxies in the early universe and find there are now two trillion galaxies in in the cosmos; and three new dwarf planets are discovered in our solar system.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 30th Sep, 2016

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope are released that suggest there are water vapor plumes erupting over Jupiter’s moon, Europa; and ESA’s Rosetta Spacecraft over Comet 67P comes to an end

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 23rd Sep, 2016

The European Space Agency’s Gaia Satellite assembles the most detailed 3D map ever made of our Milky Way galaxy; NASA likes the space-based gravitational wave observatory known as LISA again; and China launches a second space station into orbit.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 16th Sep, 2016

This week, ESA’s Philae Lander, a part of the Rosetta mission to comet 67P has been found; also, the Rosetta spacecraft orbiting said comet will smash into it on Sept 30th; and SpaceX announces that it is ready to resume launches later this year.

1 Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Sep, 2016

This week, NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter completes its first flyby of the Jovian planet; and in spite of the SpaceX accident at Cape Canaveral this week, NASA says the launch of OSIRIS-REx to Bennu is still on track.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 26th Aug, 2016

Astronomers using ESO telescopes and other facilities have found clear evidence of a planet orbiting the closest star to us, Proxima Centauri. And an update on ESA’s Euclid Mission to study the dark universe.