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First Detection of Methyl Alcohol in a Planet-forming Disc
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The organic molecule methyl alcohol (methanol) has been found by the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) in the TW Hydrae protoplanetary disc. This is the first such detection of the compound in a young planet-forming disc. Methanol is the only complex organic molecule as yet detected in discs that unambiguously derives from an icy form. […]

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NASA Begins Launch Preparations for the First U.S. Asteroid Sampling Mission
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NASA’s first spacecraft designed to return a piece of an asteroid to Earth arrived Friday at Kennedy Space Center to begin final preparations for a September launch.

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The First 3D Printing Facility in Space Is Open for Business!
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The International Space Station is now equipped with a permanent 3D printer that's commercially available. Image source: NASA. If you're ever zooming around in space and find yourself in need of a 3D printer, just stop by the International Space Station.

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Russian Rocket Blasts Off From New Siberian Space Facility For The First Time
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The space facility, which spans 3,400 miles (5,500 kilometers), features the needed equipment and technology to handle lift-offs of small cargo including satellites. However, it may take a while before manned launches may be performed. It's estimated …

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See a New Space Radar's Beautiful First Image
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Sentinel-1B launched April 25 and produced the image after deploying its 12 meter-long radar (about 39 feet)—a record time for a space radar, according to the European Space Agency. The first image is of the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard, with the …

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First Contact: Meet the scientist who believes he's close to communicating …
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The nearby town of Boyle has a history of UFO activity. The late Betty Meyler set up the UFO society of Ireland in the sleepy rural town, where the night skies are black and totally free from light pollution. Several UFO sightings have been reported in …

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