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magnetosphere

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How solar storms squeeze Earth's magnetosphere

Researchers have created pictures showing how solar storms compress our planet's protective magnetic field. The findings could help improve communications satellite design.

By Mar. 28, 2012

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Massive solar eruption to shoot past Earth

An enormous coronal mass ejection has sent particles into space that are due to pass the Earth in the next three days.

By Jul. 17, 2013

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This is how Earth and moon would look to alien spaceships

NASA's Juno spacecraft records footage showing how our planet and its satellite would look if visiting UFOs had really low-res cameras.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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How to get to and from Mars: A simple guide

The journey would feature artificial gravity and radiation shielding, an epic trek across the Red Planet, and even a return ticket.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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At NASA, first steps toward space weather prediction

New observations from the agency's STEREO spacecraft have provided researchers with a first-ever view, end-to-end and in three dimensions, of the impact of a solar storm on Earth.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Juno launched on $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter

Searching for clues to the origin and evolution of the solar system, NASA launches its solar-powered Juno probe on a five-year voyage to Jupiter, kicking off a $1.1 billion science mission.

By Aug. 5, 2011

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Predicting space weather in real time

Johns Hopkins, Boeing, and Iridium team up on a system called AMPERE that's meant to provide better monitoring of solar activity that could disrupt electronics on Earth.

By Aug. 18, 2010

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Messenger probe eases into hellish Mercury's orbit

After a six-and-a-half-year voyage, NASA's Messenger spacecraft brakes into orbit around Mercury, becoming the first probe to reach the innermost planet for extended observations.

By Mar. 17, 2011

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Juno spacecraft poised for five-year voyage to Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft, centerpiece of a $1.1 billion mission to Jupiter, will spend a year orbiting the solar system's largest planet to study the formation and evolution of the solar system.

By Jul. 27, 2011

Review

Apple iTunes 8

Apple iTunes 8 is the industry standard for multimedia jukebox software and despite the need for a UI overhaul and some liposuction to remove the bloat, iTunes is a solid choice that most users will enjoy.

By Sep. 23, 2008

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 23, 2008

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