NASA’s all-sky survey satellite has discovered one its coolest exoplanets to date.  A Neptune-sized planet with an intriguing atmosphere, TOI1231 b was found by scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of New Mexico and across the globe.  About 90 light-years away from Earth, TOI-1231 b is expected to join the ranks of just
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Making progress on our Artemis Moon rocket, images from a close encounter with a Jovian moon, and a ring of fire for our Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-Making%20Progress%20on%20Our%20Artemis%20Moon%20Rocket%20on%20This%20Week%20@NASA%20%E2%80%93%20June%2011,%202021 Video Credits Producer/Writer: Andre Valentine Editor: Amy Leniart
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NEWS 11 June 2021 Massive science-funding bill passes US Senate — but China focus worries researchers Scientists praise the budget boost slated for the National Science Foundation, but worry the legislation could dampen international collaborations. Ariana Remmel Ariana Remmel View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on
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Courtesy of U.S. Department of the Interior WASHINGTON — In support of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior today announced  a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight – an area of shallow
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CAREER COLUMN 11 June 2021 Six mentoring tips as we enter year two of COVID As the world recovers, students still need help to get back on track, say Ruth Gotian and Christine Pfund. Ruth Gotian 0 Ruth Gotian Ruth Gotian is the chief learning officer and assistant professor of education in anaesthesiology at Weill
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WASHINGTON — Despite facing the threat of cancellation for the second straight year, a NASA airborne observatory is continuing with regular operations. NASA’s fiscal year 2022 budget request, released May 28, included a proposal to end the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a modified Boeing 747 equipped with a 2.5-meter telescope to perform infrared
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Healthy “space pups” were born from freeze-dried mouse sperm that orbited the planet for nearly six years aboard the International Space Station (ISS), according to a new study.  That’s good news because DNA-damaging radiation on the ISS is more than 100 times stronger than on Earth. Beyond the ISS, which is still shielded from some radiation by our
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