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  1. NASA's Kepler finds new exoplanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | RedOrbit

    The artistic concept shows NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft operating in a new mission profile called K2. Using publicly available data, astronomers have confirmed K2's first exoplanet discovery proving Kepler can still find planets.


  2. ultraluminous X-ray sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Chandra image of "ultraluminous X-ray sources" found using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/S.Mineo et al, Optical: NASA/STScI, Infr At this time of year, there are lots of gatherings often decorated with festive lights.


  3. Supernova Shock Waves, Neutron Stars And...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: A Chandra image of MSH 11-62, a supernova remnant about 16,000 light years from Earth. Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO/P.


  4. Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole May Be a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | RedOrbit

    The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos . If confirmed, this would be the first time that scientists have traced neutrinos back to a black hole.


  5. Exoplanet Mission Cleared For Next Development...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | RedOrbit

    NASA has officially confirmed the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite mission, clearing it to move forward into the development phase. This marks a significant step for the TESS mission, which would search the entire sky for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets .


  6. coronal mass ejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory provided the outer image of a coronal mass ejection on May 9, 2014. The IRIS spacecraft.


  7. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Planet...Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: A new study from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows that a giant exoplanet, WASP-18b, is making the star that it orbits very closely act much older than it actually is. This artist's illustration depicts WASP-18b and its star, which are about 330 light years away.


  8. Spitzer's SPLASH Project Dives Deep For GalaxiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Scientists "fish" for galaxies in this playful, digitally altered photo. The researchers are part of a program called SPLASH, which is using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to dive deep into the cosmic sea and find some of the most remote galaxies known.


  9. Small Asteroid To Safely Pass Close To Earth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: This graphic depicts the passage of asteroid 2014 RC past Earth on September 7, 2014. At time of closest approach, the space rock will be about one-tenth the distance from Earth to the moon.


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