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The Best Space Books On Sale for Prime Day, ,

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From the astrophysical topics to the inspiring tales of women in space, we’ll compiled the best space books that are on Amazon and on sale right now — just in time for Prime Day. We’ll update this page throughout Amazon Prime Day with more deals for space fans as we see them, so don’t forget to check back period to …

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Black hole-sized magnetic fields could be created on Earth, study says, ,

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Scientists should be able to create magnetic fields on Earth that rival the strength of those seen in black holes and neutron stars, a new study suggests. Such strong magnetic fields, which would be created by blasting microtubules with lasers, are important for conducting basic physics, materials science and astronomy research, according to a new research paper authored by Osaka …

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A mini fractal universe may lie inside charged black holes (if they exist), ,

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Black holes are perhaps the strangest, least-understood objects in our universe. With so much potential — being linked to everything from wormholes to new baby universes — they have sucked in physicists for decades. But as strange as these known objects are, even stranger types of black holes could be dreamed up. In one upside-down, hypothetical version of the universe, …

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Exploring Mars at Opposition using Starry Night, ,

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After a long anticipated wait, Mars will finally reach opposition on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, its closest approach to Earth until 2035. The sky on opposition night will feature the bright planets Jupiter, and Saturn in early evening, and the moon and Venus before dawn. Look for very bright reddish Mars in the southeastern sky after dusk. It will climb …