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Living with a volcano means dealing with its goddess

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - During one of his daily briefings about the relentless eruptions of the Kilauea volcano recently, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim noted the day had brought no eruptions, no lava, no ashfalls.<p>"Pele has given the grace of quiet to us today," Kim told residents, both native …

NASA's Juno probe captures first-ever shot of a moon moving

In the history of astronomy, nobody has directly seen the movement of one celestial body against another, until now.<p>Pasadena, California — NASA's …

The toughest spaceship we’ve ever built

Future missions to Venus need tough new technologies – and an old one.<p>It’s been a long time since anyone tried landing on Venus, one of the most hostile environments in the Solar System. Covered in sulphuric acid clouds, the surface temperatures approach 460 C (860 F) with atmospheric pressure 90 …

NASA's Juno space probe is now orbiting Jupiter! Here are 10 facts about the planet that will blow your mind

NASA's Juno probe successfully went into orbit around Jupiter July 4, and we'll get to see incredible close-up images of the planet just like with Pluto's flyby last year.<p>Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system, and its size gives it some pretty amazing properties.<p>Here are 10 crazy facts …

Astronomy

Scientists detect radio emission from a nearby brown dwarf

(Phys.org)—Located some 23 light years away, the brown dwarf designated WISEP J060738.65+242953.4 or W0607+24 for short, turns out to be a source of …

Spiral Galaxy M51

M51 is a spiral galaxy, about 30 million light years away, that is in the process of merging with a smaller galaxy.