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Briley Lewis

Astronomy and Astrophysics

University of California, Los Angeles

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Dust is the surprisingly ordinary culprit behind a supergiant star's unusual dimming

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When astronomers observed Betelguese last year, they saw it as far fainter than it should have been

Richard Branson is officially the first billionaire to take off for space

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Branson's Unity-22 flight ushers in an era of space tourism

NASA's Perseverance rover can make oxygen out of Martian air

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The goal of putting humans on Mars is now one step closer

Space travel is now open to the public

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SpaceX's Inspiration4 has picked two new astronauts and will be launching September 2021

It's not just Gamestop: Elon Musk wants to send Dogecoin to the moon

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The world of space exploration just got a little...weirder

China lands its first rover on Mars, becoming the second country to do so

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The Zhurong rover is the first Mars rover to carry a magnetometer

A new tweak to an old model explains the existence of primordial black holes

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Black holes formed in the early universe could be linked to dark matter

Uranus emits extra x-rays, and scientists don't know why

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They could be just reflections, or Uranus could have its own version of the Northern Lights

Distance and our eyes distort the true colors of stars

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New research calculates the colors of stars based on their actual energy distributions

The Perseverance rover sends back the first photos and sounds from Mars

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The rover's landing was captured in an incredible video

Earth's oxygen is projected to run out in a billion years

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As the Sun ages, Earth's processes will change

#BlackInAstro founder Ashley Walker is fighting for equality in the space sciences

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Just three percent of undergraduate physics degrees are awarded to Black students. Walker aims to change that (and a lot more!)

Community scientists have discovered an unusual brown dwarf star

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Paul Beaulieu and Austin Rothermich were participating in the Backyard Worlds project. You can, too!

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter achieves the first flight on another planet

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30 seconds of flight on Mars is a universe-wide first

NASA releases the most detailed photo of Jupiter's largest moon to date

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The image of Ganymede was taken by the Juno spacecraft

Rocks on Venus's surface are on the move

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Scientists made this discovery by re-analyzing data from the 1990s