93: Size Matters
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*Forget what you’ve heard: size really does matter when it comes to galactic rotation
A new study has found that the direction in which a galaxy rotates depends on its mass.
*The most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion
Scientists have discovered the most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova explosion.
*Bennu’s Mystery Particles
Shortly after NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu, an unexpected discovery by the mission's science team revealed that the asteroid could be active, or consistently discharging particles into space.
*Near Earth Objects update
With the year not over yet 2019 has already broken the record for the most amount of asteroids discovered.
*Electron rocket launches shooting star satellite
Rocket Lab has successfully carried out its tenth Electron launch carrying the Japanese shooting star satellite into orbit.
*China undertakes two launches in six hours
China has just carried out two space launches in less than six hours from the same facility.
*The Science Report
Global emissions of nitrous oxide, the third most important greenhouse gas accelerating.
Social media leading teens down a worrying path of body image issues and eating disorders.
A new study says designer babies are still some way off.
A new strain of malicious wiper malware being deployed by Iran’s state sponsored hackers.
New research claims dogs can distinguish familiar words, even when spoken by unfamiliar people.
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