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NASA’s TESS Telescope Should Spot Many ‘Star Wars’-Like ‘Tatooines’

NASA’s next extrasolar planet-hunting mission should detect dozens of circumbinary, Tatooine-like systems, in which a real-life planet circles two stars instead of one, say astronomers. TESS (the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) — due for...

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Into the Blue Skies: Chinese C919 Passenger Jet Prototype Makes Successful Test Flight (VIDEO)

China has moved a step closer to its ambitious multi-trillion dollar plan to penetrate the global passenger jet market. The second prototype of the C919 plane took off from Shanghai’s Pudong International airport marking a successful...

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If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

Here’s an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops — the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer — grow well in Martian soil. “I...

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A repeating fast radio burst from an extreme environment

New detections of radio waves from a repeating fast radio burst have revealed an astonishingly potent magnetic field in the source’s environment, indicating that it is situated near a massive black hole or within...

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New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much more international attention....

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Top Guns: Most Nerve-Racking Russia vs US Aerial Intercepts (VIDEOs)

Following the publication of a video of US F-15 fighters intercepting Russian Su-30 multipurpose fighter jets by US Air Forces in Europe, Sputnik looks at some other recent incidents that involved the two countries’...

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Russia Now Has ‘Treasure Trove’ of Info About Stealthy F-22s – US General

The Syrian conflict has given Russia the ability to learn more about how US stealth aircraft such as the F-22 Raptor operate, a US Air Force general told an audience at an Air Force...