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The pandemic is a warning: we must take care of the earth, our only home | Bruno Latour

There is a time when a crisis becomes a way of life. This seems to be the case with the flu. It is wise to look at the permanent condition in which
Isolation From Earth May Drive Changes in How Space Colonies Communicate With Home
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Isolation From Earth May Drive Changes in How Space Colonies Communicate With Home

Human beings living off-world pose many unknowns. Our species has never lived off-world. How will we respond physically and mentally when the time
Rosetta's 'rubber ducky' comet makes closest approach to Earth, will disappear for 200 years
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Rosetta's 'rubber ducky' comet makes closest approach to Earth, will disappear for 200 years

Comet 67P is the famed target of Rosetta's Rosetta mission. It made its closest approach to Earth in Nov 2021. Comet 67P is the famed target of
NASA's sci-fi mission to move an asteroid is crucial for humanity
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NASA's sci-fi mission to move an asteroid is crucial for humanity

It sounds like a movie. NASA will soon be testing its ability to divert an asteroid from Earth. NASA will launch a spacecraft about the size of an
A Major Biodiversity Explosion in Earth's History Was Not Triggered by What We Thought
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A Major Biodiversity Explosion in Earth's History Was Not Triggered by What We Thought

Something strange happened to the planet 467 million years back. It was the end of the era of conodonts, brachiopods and trilobites that thrived in
Half-eaten exoplanet entrails in zombie stars show how weird alien worlds are
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Half-eaten exoplanet entrails in zombie stars show how weird alien worlds are

A white dwarf's strong gravity can cause the asteroids and rocky planets that orbit it to be ripped apart. A white dwarf's strong gravity can cause
Juno digs into Jupiter and sees the Great Red Spot goes way deeper than thought
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Juno digs into Jupiter and sees the Great Red Spot goes way deeper than thought

Combination of visible light from Hubble Space telescope and infrared imagery (left) of Jupiter by the Gemini Observatory (right). This shows how
A Massive Rock Orbiting The Sun Appears to Have Originated Surprisingly Close to Us
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A Massive Rock Orbiting The Sun Appears to Have Originated Surprisingly Close to Us

Our Moon seems careless. A new analysis has shown that a piece of rock found near Earth's orbital path and the Sun appears to be made from the same
The moon's top layer alone has enough oxygen to sustain 8 billion people for 100,000 years
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The moon's top layer alone has enough oxygen to sustain 8 billion people for 100,000 years

This article was first published by The Conversation. Space.com's Expert voices: Op-Ed and Insights was contributed by the publication. Southern
The Moon's Surface Has Enough Oxygen to Keep Billions Alive For 100,000 Years
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The Moon's Surface Has Enough Oxygen to Keep Billions Alive For 100,000 Years

We've seen a lot of money and time invested in technologies that can allow for efficient space resource utilization. This is along with advances in