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Spectrum-RG Orbital x-ray observatory begins scanning the entire sky

The main four-year observation programme of the Spectrum-RG Orbital X-ray observatory, which is to conduct a survey of the entire sky, has begun. On...

Testing of Space Launch System tank ends in controlled rupture

NASA experts conducted another test of the main fuel tank for the SLS launch vehicle, which simulated possible overload rockets at launch. The tank...

Bennu recognized as an active asteroid

Data collected by the OSIRIS-REx interplanetary station helped astronomers classify near-Earth asteroid Bennu as active. It turned out that this object periodically creates dust...

Compressed light improves the properties of gravitational antennas

The fast accelerated movements of massive bodies generate noticeable gravitational waves - periodic oscillations of space-time, the existence of which follows from Einstein's general...

Interstellar neutrals slowed and warmed the solar wind beyond Pluto’s orbit

Astronomers have confirmed the slowdown and heating of the solar wind flow outside Pluto's orbit, which are associated with the capture of interstellar neutrals....

Sunspots intensified plasma waves

Astronomers have proven that the waves in the plasma of the sun's chromosphere are amplified when moving from the surface of the star due...

Hayabusa-2 turns on its ion engines

The interplanetary station "Hayabusa-2" officially started the return flight to Earth. All ionic engines of the device have been successfully tested and launched at...

Chinese radio telescope partially spread the antennas over the moon

The Chinese spacecraft QueQiao began the experiment in the field of radio astronomy and the Netherlands-China Low-Frequency Explorer (NCLE) - the mission specialists partially...

Astronomers measured the tail length of the first interstellar comet

Astronomers from Yale University, working with one of the Keck Observatory telescopes, received a new detailed image of Borisov's interstellar comet. Thanks to this, scientists...

A new way to search for black holes found an object...

Astronomers have discovered a wide binary system of a bright star and an invisible massive object. According to modern concepts of companions, in this...