NASA’s Next Space Telescope Could Reveal Details About the TRAPPIST-1 Planets, But There’s One Problem
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NASA’s Next Space Telescope Could Reveal Details About the TRAPPIST-1 Planets, But There’s One Problem

The reflections of two spacecraft technicians are captured in the gold-plated mirrors of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Currently under construction at Northrop Grumman’s Los Angeles facility, JWST is scheduled to launch in 2021. According to one new study, Webb could help scientists to detect and study atmospheres in the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system. (Image:…

Science BREAKTHROUGH: A new state of matter has just been discovered
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Science BREAKTHROUGH: A new state of matter has just been discovered

SCIENTISTS have discovered a new state of matter, in a breakthrough promising an imminent revolution in computing performance.PUBLISHED: 18:20, Fri, Aug 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 18:25, Fri, Aug 16, 2019 The landmark discovery is hoped to both increase storage space and speed-up quantum computing. The research was focused on quantum computing, a cutting-edge method allowing…

NASA to Seek Review of International Space Station As National Laboratory
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NASA to Seek Review of International Space Station As National Laboratory

NASA astronaut Christina Koch monitors a space-station experiment called Capillary Structures. (Image: © NASA) NASA has ordered a review of the nonprofit organization that oversees the U.S. laboratory on the International Space Station to evaluate its commercial strengths and weaknesses.That organization, called the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and sometimes known…