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Ramin Skibba

Astrophysicists Release the Biggest Map of the Universe Yet

After just seven months, a huge team of scientists who work with the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument...

Earth’s Oceanography Helps Demystify Jupiter’s Flowing Cyclones

Lia Siegelman had just been studying the swirling waters of the Southern Ocean, which surrounds Antarctica, when...

Astronomers Discover a Strange Galaxy Without Dark Matter

Three years ago, Filippo Fraternali and his colleagues spotted a half dozen mysteriously diffuse galaxies, which looked...

2021 Was the Year Space Tourism Opened Up. But for Whom?

Others question the purpose of space tourism too. “These are technological achievements, there’s no doubt about that,”...

The James Webb Space Telescope Finally Prepares for Launch

More recently, some astronomers and astrophysicists have argued that NASA should rename its new flagship observatory. In...

Here's How 3 Space Companies Aim to Replace the ISS

At any of these space stations, NASA will be the “anchor tenant,” Mastracchio says. But as the...

The US National Space Council Is Back and Focused on Security

On Wednesday morning, US vice president Kamala Harris led the Biden administration’s inaugural National Space Council meeting,...

NASA Really Wants to Slam a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

NASA is about to launch a craft designed to crash itself directly into a hurtling space rock...