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Ben Wright McGee
Intrepid geoscientist, nuclear analyst/responder, hoopy frood. Studies trinitite, asteroids, atomic rockets, space archaeology & human factors. Jazz, INTP.
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Dr. Tamitha Skov 6h
Its just another day in ! Today all is quiet, but take a good look at our complex star, and it seems to have as many moods as we do. From now on, if anyone asks me how I come by my personality, I'll just say, "I get it from my ."
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SpaceWeatherLive Feb 4
A southern hemisphere coronal hole is facing Earth. Enhanced solar wind could arrive in ~3 days. Follow live on
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Northolt Branch Obs Feb 1
A meteor has exploded over western Cuba a few hours ago. There are reports of shattered windows, and apparently fragments of the meteorite have been recovered. It is not clear yet whether there were any injuries. We are following...
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SpaceNews Jan 28
Foust Forward | Space tourism’s image problem
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National Atomic Testing Museum Jan 24
If you missed our distinguished panel speaking on the 30th anniversary of the U.S.-Soviet Joint Verification Experiment, the video is now available to watch on our YouTube Channel. This was a brilliant panel, and well worth your...
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National Atomic Testing Museum Jan 24
"For any agreement on denuclearization in the DPRK, it will be essential to establish effective verification arrangements."
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Spyder Webb Jan 8
is a reddish, pockmarked, 2-tiered snowman; a duo of asymmetrically-sized spheres frozen in a permanent crimson kiss. It’s a , composed of 2 once-separate bodies that, long ago, gravitated toward each other until they touched.
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American Nuclear Soc Jan 8
: U.S. to : Build your scrapped China reactor in . This would be great, don't you think? Let us know your thoughts.
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Michael J. Listner Jan 8
The Space Review: The asteroid mining bubble has burst
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David Grinspoon Jan 7
That time I was wandering around ⁦⁩ and met the geography collections manager who, after chatting for a while, asked me “Want to see some stuff in the vault?” and then “Want to see the Ptolemy?”
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ATLAS Project Jan 8
We detect a tail on Asteroid Gault (6478)! :-) (also see CBET 4594)
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Northolt Branch Obs Jan 3
The Possible Comet Confirmation Page object ZYAF0D0, which we observed two nights ago, has been designated P/2018 Y2 (Africano). P/2018 Y2 is a Jupiter-family comet. It was discovered by B. M. Africano at Mt. Lemmon Survey...
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SpaceNews Jan 3
Breaking News | Chang’e-4 returns first images from lunar farside following historic landing -
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SpaceNews Jan 2
Deep Space Industries acquired by Bradford Space
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New Horizons v2.0 Jan 2
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Tariq J. Malik 🚀 Jan 2
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Jeff Foust Jan 1
Replying to @jeff_foust
Weaver: can’t tell the difference now between a 15-hour or 30-hour period. Tomorrow, though, Ultima Thuile will be turned into a real world.
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Jeff Foust Jan 1
Stern reveals that image taken pre-flyby. Looks to be 35x15 km; could be bi-lobate, or two objects closely orbiting one another.
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Daniel Bamberger Jan 2
Last night at , I noticed we had by chance imaged asteroid Malhotra. Named by none else than , who's spacecraft studied Pluto in 2015, and who made historic yesterday! Named after Renu Malhotra, known for her work on Pluto.
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Jeff Foust Dec 31
Alan Stern on the upcoming : we are going to change what we know about the Kuiper Belt literally overnight.
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