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Science Release: Hubble and Gaia team up to measure 3D stellar motion with record-breaking precision
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A team of astronomers used data from both the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESA’s Gaia satellite to directly measure the 3D motions of individual stars in a nearby galaxy. The achieved accuracy is better than anything previously measured for a galaxy beyond the Milky Way. The motions provide a field test of the currently-accepted […]

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NASA missions measure solar flare from 2 spots in space
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Unlike other space weather events, solar flares travel at the speed of light, meaning we get no warning that they're coming. So scientists want to pin down the processes that create solar flares and even some day predict them before our communications …

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Seeing double: NASA missions measure solar flare from 2 spots in space
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Unlike other space weather events, solar flares travel at the speed of light, meaning we get no warning that they're coming. So scientists want to pin down the processes that create solar flares — and even some day predict them before our …

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NASA, partner space agencies measure forests in Gabon
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During the two-week-long NASA campaign, a collaboration with a European Space Agency (ESA) mission called AfriSAR, researchers are collecting measurements of plant mass, distribution of trees, shrubs and ground cover, and diversity of plant and animal …

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Your smartphone may soon be able to measure space
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The final product provides “a sense of space and time that's human scale,” said Johnny Lee, the technical program lead from Google. Lee compared the technology to the addition of GPS to phones, saying that few realized how essential that offering would …

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Open space district likes sale tax measure idea
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Bolstered by the results of a survey, the Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District wants the Board of Supervisors to put a county sales tax for natural resource protection, parks and open space on the ballot. Survey participants overwhelmingly …

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