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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By 13 April 2015

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Hot shots from NASA's Earth Observatory show a changing planet (pictures)

Each year NASA's Earth Observatory picks enlightening or incredible images of our planet taken from space and has the public vote on them in Tournament: Earth. Here are Crave's favorites.

16 Images By 25 March 2015

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NASA's solar observatory marks 100 millionth image

The Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates five years of sun-worshipping by releasing its impressive 100 millionth image of our closest star.

By 21 January 2015

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Crave Ep. 227: NASA celebrates 20 years of staring at the sun

NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory has been watching the sun for years now. A NASA video shows what we've learned so far.

By 4 December 2015

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Our solar system's planets look like flying saucers in new NASA video

NASA is celebrating 20 years of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory with a short video that shows, in part, how strange things get when you stare at the sun.

By 3 December 2015

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Over half of the giant Kepler planets may not be planets after all

A five-year study of data from the Kepler space observatory has found that over half the possible planets it has identified are either eclipsing binary stars or brown dwarfs.

By 5 December 2015

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NASA celebrates 20 years of staring at the sun, Ep. 227

This week on Crave, we break down the appeal of an eight-second viral video showing a can of coke, rest our heads in a bizarre chin-rest arm and mark the 20th anniversary of NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory launch.

By 4 December 2015

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Filament 50 Earths wide snakes across the sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches sight of an extremely long filament of solar material in the form of a long, dark tendril across the sun's surface.

By 27 October 2015

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What happens when a giant hole opens on the sun?

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has photographed a massive coronal hole gaping across the face of the sun. Here's what it means.

By 19 October 2015

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By 24 January 2014