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Una nuova nova a occhio nudo

Photo A supernova is a large explosion that takes place at the end of a star’s life cycle. Image Credit: …
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Space Station Crew Returns to Earth, Lands Safely in Kazakhstan

Three crew members returned to Earth Wednesday after a 167-day mission on the International Space Station (ISS) that included hundreds …
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We’re going back to the Moon. For good. Why? Our Moon—the ‘eighth continent’—has a land area larger than Brazil and …
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Photo These two views of Ceres were acquired by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on Feb. 12, 2015, from a distance of …
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Earth called Man

IYL2015 is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development …
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Why Comets Are Like Deep Fried Ice Cream

Astronomers tinkering with ice and organics in the lab may have discovered why comets are encased in a hard, outer …
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Photo Placing DSCOVR in orbit around the L1 point provides definite advantages, including the quality of the solar wind observations …
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Callisto, Io and Europa

Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) …
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Photo Image Credit: ESA- J. Huart, 2014 …
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Life on Earth

Photo Image credit: R. BUICK / UNIV. OF WASHINGTON …
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Photo In this artist’s concept, a narrow asteroid belt filled with rocks and dusty debris orbits a star similar to …
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Planetario di Torino, Museo dell'Astronomia e dello Spazio.
Viaggi spaziali verso Marte,
simulazioni della forza di gravità
su Giove, visioni 3D dell’Universo
e passeggiate tra migliaia di stelle.