When an American pilot went down over the Soviet Union in the 1960s, the US launched a spy satellite. Its data now helps monitor the bobak marmot.
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A colliding star may have triggered the drastic transformation.
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Neptune-sized planet may be remnant core of a much larger planet.
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Tiny satellites could be the key to a global quantum internet network. That could mean internet from space on Earth, and communication between spacecraft.
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Climate change is reducing fog that many plants rely on for water. New research shows scientists can spot the problem from space.
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A new AI model that maps moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states opens the door for better wildfire predictions.
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"Over time, people are actually creating their landscape. They're not degrading it necessarily. They're creating a landscape that is preferable for people."
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MIT engineers devise a decision map to identify the best mission type to deflect an incoming asteroid.
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A new design could pave the way for using thousands of satellites connected with lasers to deliver "internet from space" to remote regions.
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Zooplankton migration is "the greatest migration on Earth. It happens every day and it's amazing." A satellite view reveals the hordes of tiny creatures.
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