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New discovery: The fossilized remains of a never-before-seen armored dinosaur that was the size of a house cat have been unearthed in Argentina.  A computer simulation has brought the new species Jakapil kaniukura to life (pictured)

Never-before-seen armored dinosaur is unearthed in Argentina

Steggy’s miniature cousin? Fossilized remains of a never-before-seen armored dinosaur the size of a CAT with a row of spines running down its back are unearthed in Argentina The remains of a never-before-seen armored dinosaur unearthed in Argentina Experts say species Jakapil kaniukura looks like primitive relative of Stegosaurus Weighed as much as a house …

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NASA counts down to within 29 seconds of launching the large SLS rocket

No, seriously, NASA’s Space Launch System is ready to take flight

Enlarge / NASA’s Space Launch System rocket, reflected in the turn basin at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, rolls out for a fourth attempt at a wet dress rehearsal on June 6, 2022. Trevor Mahlmann It’s actually happening. NASA is finally set to launch its massive Space Launch System rocket, and barring catastrophe, the …

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The James Webb Space Telescope May Have Already Found The Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

The James Webb Space Telescope May Have Already Found The Oldest Galaxy Ever Seen

Just a week after its first images were shown to the world, the James Webb Space Telescope may have found a galaxy that existed 13.5 billion years ago, a scientist who analyzed the data said Wednesday. Known as GLASS-z13, the galaxy dates back to 300 million years after the Big Bang, about 100 million years …

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NASA's Webb Space Telescope's First Data Has Astronomers on Twitter Buzzing

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope’s First Data Has Astronomers on Twitter Buzzing

Though it’s been more than a week since NASA revealed its first exquisite set of James Webb Space Telescope images, exhilaration following that July 12 broadcast hasn’t died down. And at the rate the JWST has been collecting cosmic data, I wouldn’t expect it to anytime soon. Already, tons of astronomers have been eagerly sifting …

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US Gears-Up For ‘Interplanetary Defense’ Test! NASA’s DART Mission To Strike Asteroid Dimorphos In September

A NASA spacecraft is scheduled to hit an asteroid moon called Dimorphos in September this year as part of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the space agency’s first mission to test planetary defense technology. A new study simulating the potential impact of a DART spacecraft with new methods says that the spacecraft’s impact …

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Webb telescope may have already found most distant known galaxy

Webb telescope may have already found most distant known galaxy

Issued on: 07/20/2022 – 22:12Modified: 07/20/2022 – 22:10 Washington (AFP) – Just a week after its first images were shown to the world, the James Webb Space Telescope may have found a galaxy that existed 13.5 billion years ago, a scientist who analyzed the data said Wednesday. Known as GLASS-z13, the galaxy dates back to …

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The James Webb telescope has "uncorrectable" damage from a micrometeoroid

The James Webb telescope has “uncorrectable” damage from a micrometeoroid

When the James Webb Space Telescope released five breathtaking images of the universe earlier this month, it brought decades of precise engineering and astronomical work to a head. When those images were revealed last week, the build up was so intense that NASA Administrator Bill Nelson compared the scene to a pep rally rather than …

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