Three years after the retirement of the space shuttle, NASA is making progress on the Space Launch System. Across the country, parts are being assembled and tested to propel SLS and the next generation of astronauts to an asteroid or Mars. (June 19)
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July 23, 2015 Using archival data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the XMM-Newton and Chandra X-ray telescopes, astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole, which is probably ... read more
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