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MESSENGER Executes Final Orbit Correction Maneuver of Primary Science Mission
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STATUS REPORTDate Released: Wednesday, December 7, 2011Source: NASA MESSENGER MESSENGER Executes Final Orbit Correction Maneuver of Primary Science Mission The MESSENGER spacecraft successfully completed a fifth orbit-correction maneuver today to lower MESSENGER’s periapsis altitude from 442 to 200 kilometers and decrease the orbital period from 12 hours to 11 hours and 47 minutes. MESSENGER was […]

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Planet Population is Plentiful
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eso1204 — Science Release Planets around stars are the rule rather than the exception 11 January 2012 An international team, including three astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO), has used the technique of gravitational microlensing to measure how common planets are in the Milky Way. After a six-year search that surveyed millions of stars, […]

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A Happy New Year for European Radio Astronomy
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PRESS RELEASEDate Released: Thursday, January 5, 2012Source: Science and Technology Facilities Council A Happy New Year for European Radio Astronomy RadioNet3, a four-year, O9.5M project offering unprecedented access to 18 state-of-the-art European radio telescopes, including the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter Array) in Chile and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope in Hawaii, has been launched. The […]

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Science News Blog is Now on Google+
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Science News Blog now has a Google+ page on Google+. Google+ is a new social network from Google. You can follow us on Google+ by clicking on the Google+ button below and adding us to one of your circles. You can also find Science News Blog on Facebook and Twitter. Posted on January 13, 2012 […]

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