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NASA Flying Observatory Makes Observations of Jupiter Previously Only Possible from Space

(SETI) – For the first time since the twin Voyager spacecraft missions in 1979, scientists have produced far-infrared maps of Jupiter using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA. These

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Sun Is Made Of Iron, Not Hydrogen, Professor Says

(SPACE DAILY) – For years, scientists have assumed that the sun is an enormous mass of hydrogen. But in a poster presentation to be delivered July 21-26 at the Meteoritical

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Lonnie Johnson: The Father of the Super Soaker

(BBC) – Lonnie Johnson was brought up in Mobile, Alabama in the 1960s, when black children were not expected to go far, but such was his talent for engineering that

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