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Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

Researchers showed that plants can successfully sprout and grow in lunar soil. Their study also investigated how plants respond biologically to the Moon's soil, also known as lunar regolith, which is radically different from soil found on Earth.

May 12th, 2022

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Astronomers observe explosion on a white dwarf

Sometimes such dead stars flare back to life in a super hot explosion and produce a fireball of X-ray radiation. A research team has now been able to observe such an explosion of X-ray light for the very first time.

May 11th, 2022

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Hubble reveals surviving companion star in aftermath of supernova

The Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered a witness at the scene of a star's explosive death: a companion star previously hidden in the glare of its partner's supernova. The discovery is a first for a particular type of supernova - one in which the star was stripped of its entire outer gas envelope before exploding.

May 5th, 2022

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