#Space

Scientists find evidence of second planet orbiting the star closest to the sun, Proxima Centauri. Wild, wild times.

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Scientists have made a discovery, friends! They’re always up to that fucking shit. This particular discovery? That of a second exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the star closest to our own.

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The first asteroid has been found inside the orbit of Venus. Yeah astronomers! Making discoveries! Kicking ass!

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The SpaceWizards at Caltech dropped a discovery today, folks! They’ve found the first asteroid to orbit entirely within the orbit of Venus. I must confess I didn’t know this was a thing, but I’m glad I’m getting learned.

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NASA’s TESS mission finds Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone. Which is rad and all, but like, it’s 100 light-years away

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On one hand, I want to be really stoked about NASA finding an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone. But, at the same time we’re doing a good job of toasting ourselves before we get anywhere near a planet 100 light-years away. You know?

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Some astronomers believe Jupiter is flinging comets into the solar system. Not stopping them. What the fuck, bro!

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Jupiter! For years, I operated under the idea that it protected the Earth from comets. That was the consensus! Fuck! However, some astronomers now believe it may be doing the exact opposite.

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Humans are sending 3 New Rovers to Mars in 2020 to search for life. Let’s go, Martians! Reveal yourselves.

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Humans are sending three new rovers to Mars in 2020. All in an effort to find signs of life. For fuck’s sake, which one of you rovers is going to step up?

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Hubble takes gorgeous image of galaxy’s spiral, and bulge. Hubba hubba, hubble.

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Hubble out there, friends! Snapping images. Capturing bulges. I’m here for it!

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Astronomers have spotted one of the most distant galaxies ever. Meet MAMBO-9!

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MAMBO-9! It’s on of the most distant galaxies ever spotted! And, it’s also a deeply blown opportunity to name a galaxy after Lou Bega. Win some, lose some, I guess.

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Space Swoon: NASA’s Juno captures Jupiter as it glances back. Look back at it, look back at it!

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft caught this gorgeous image of Jupiter! It was taken as the spacecraft sped away from the big gaseous bastard, and provides a look at its southern hemisphere.

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Astronomers have spotted first Galaxy with three supermassive black holes. Write your own jokes, kthnx!

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For decades, Astronomy Wizards thought galaxy NGC 6240 contained two supermassive black holes. But, motherfuckers were off by one! That’s right, NGC 6240 got 33% more black holes than previously thought. Awesome.

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Confirmed: Jupiter’s moon Europa has water geysers. Fucking WATER GEYSERS, friends!

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Oh, hell yeah. Jupiter’s moon Europa? That motherfucker? It’s got actual water geysers. Confirmed. It had been suspected, but now we know. And, fuck, let’s get out there ASAP.

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