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raging winds of venus a stunning uv movie taken by japan s probe the clouds whip around 50 times faster than t
Raging winds of Venus--a stunning UV movie taken by Japan's @Akatsuki_JAXA probe. The clouds whip around 50 times faster than the planet below. https://t.co/HYFRqfDNsX
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in its third observing run now has 50 more range for detecting colliding neutron stars it will also extend the
In its third observing run @LIGO now has 50% more range for detecting colliding neutron stars. It will also extend the search for neutron stars being eaten by black holes.https://t.co/WxZVOCohTK
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next week an upgraded will switch on greatly expanding the search for gravitational waves from super massive t
Next week an upgraded @LIGO will switch on, greatly expanding the search for gravitational waves from super-massive things going smash in space. https://t.co/WVm2Ic6da4
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tiny drops of liquid helium can simulate the chemical reactions that occurred in space when the solar system f
Tiny drops of liquid helium can simulate the chemical reactions that occurred in space when the solar system formed--reactions that could have paved the path to life. https://t.co/7xc54PJVuG
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neptune gets 1 1000th as much sunshine as earth does so what is driving the fierce windsamp huge storms breaki
Neptune gets 1/1000th as much sunshine as Earth does. So what is driving the fierce winds& huge storms breaking out there? https://t.co/yHTALAUORK
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this weekend i was working in my basement office when my 9 year old came down she what are you doing you ve be
This weekend I was working in my basement office when my 9-year-old came down.
She: What are you doing? You've been down here for two hours.
Me: I'm writing.
She: [giving me a hard look] Nobody can write for two hours straight. What are you *really* doing down here?
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jupiter formed nearly 4 times as far from the sun before swooping in to its current position according to an a
Jupiter formed nearly 4 times as far from the Sun before swooping in to its current position, according to an analysis of its companion "Trojan" asteroids. (Image: CAS/Petr Scheirich) https://t.co/QWBPTMdfyY
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they may look like ordinary stars but these are special they are some of the oldest ones in our galaxy nearly
They may look like ordinary stars, but these are special: They are some of the oldest ones in our galaxy, nearly 3 times as old as Earth, just slightly younger than the universe itself. https://t.co/OuAY2PdmGs
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fascinating science visualizations from mit s image awards this rna map shows the genetic relationship between
Fascinating science visualizations from MIT's image awards: This RNA map shows the genetic relationship between 14 different organs in your body. https://t.co/KMLlqYGRjc
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triton is one of a kind an active world an ocean world an outer solar system world the time is now to do this
Triton is one of a kind: an active world, an ocean world, an outer-solar system world. “The time is now to do this mission,” says Louise Prockter of @LPItoday . More details [PDF]:https://t.co/HWyJwMtrkC #LPSC2019

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wow wow dust stars and cosmic rays swirling around comet 67p captured by the probe amazing processing by
Wow wow: Dust, stars, and cosmic rays swirling around Comet 67P, captured by the probe (+ amazing processing by )
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nasa commanded voyager 1 to fire its thrusters for the first time in 37 years 13 billion miles away off in int
NASA commanded Voyager 1 to fire its thrusters for the first time in 37 years. 13 billion miles away, off in interstellar space, the probe responded perfectly. https://t.co/Pf8zANDNZi
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migrating swarm of stingrays a fever of rays not photoshopped not an escher drawing
Migrating swarm of stingrays (a "fever" of rays). Not Photoshopped. Not an Escher drawing. http://t.co/RGJuwe3WlP http://t.co/teQla61bjz
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in one image every celestial object we ve landed on excluding crash landings on jupiter amp eros ht astrogover
In one image: Every celestial object we've landed on (excluding crash landings on Jupiter & Eros). HT @Astro_Govert http://t.co/xCDr3zLpde
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folks it looks like the voyager 2 spacecraft has burst out of the solar bubble and entered the wilds of inters
Folks, it looks like the Voyager 2 spacecraft has burst out of the solar bubble and entered the wilds of interstellar space. https://t.co/4rJKlvVpzP HT
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in honor of wintersolstice here s the world s smallest snowman less than 3 microns tall
In honor of #wintersolstice, here's the world's smallest snowman, less than 3 microns tall. https://t.co/lQKvtAz6md
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aurora chasers spotted a strange arc of light a discovery so new that scientists are just calling it steve
Aurora chasers spotted a strange arc of light--a discovery so new that scientists are just calling it "Steve." https://t.co/UZ29wzKa3Q
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i can t stop looking at this a radio picture of our galaxy reflecting off the surface of the moon
I can't stop looking at this: a radio picture of our galaxy reflecting off the surface of the Moon. https://t.co/7PipqEf2xb
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every atom in your body has a cosmic origin story brilliant graphic by jajohnson51 aas229
Every atom in your body has a cosmic origin story. Brilliant graphic by @jajohnson51. #aas229
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the ashes of clyde tombaugh who discovered pluto are riding aboard new horizons they are about to pass ultima
The ashes of Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto, are riding aboard New Horizons. They are about to pass Ultima Thule & head out to the stars. -- @DrFunkySpoon at #UltimaLive
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