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Anti-Matter Propulsion

Anti-matter may be our ticket to the stars.
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How Far are the Constellations?

A Space.com article on the distances of the constellations from us.
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Best Cassini Photographs

The best photos Cassini has taken of the Saturn system.
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Amazing Deepspace Images

Space.com's image gallery.
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Huge Picture Of Jupiter

The highest quality image ever compiled of Jupiter.
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Earth's Moon Destined to Disintegrate

The Sun is midway through its stable hydrogen burning phase known as the main sequence. But when the Sun enters the red giant phase in around 5 billion years things are going to get a lot rougher in the Earth-Moon system.
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Uranus Has a Dark Spot

During the past decade, many bright spots have been seen on Uranus, in both red and near-infrared filters. But this is the first dark spot ever seen on the planet.
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Some Planets May Have Supersonic Wind

There are gas giants out there, with masses similar to Jupiter, that experience winds as strong as 14,400 kph (9,000 mph).
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Pillars of Creation Toppled By Stellar Blast

Astronomers think the supernova's shock wave knocked the pillars down about 6,000 years ago. But because the Eagle Nebula is located some 7,000 light years away, the majestic pillars will appear intact to observers on Earth for another 1,000 years or so.
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Pluto Probe Begins Study Of Jupiter

The Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has begun snapping images and making scientific measurements of Jupiter, as it nears its closest approach to the planet on 28 February.
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