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We finally learn more about MU69, the strange, flat rock in the outer solar system

MU69 Image: NASA / Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory / Southwestern Research Institute, National Optical Astronomy Observator New Horizons mission scientists have published the first expert-verified results of their 2014 MU69 study shows how "immaculate" this object is. (486958) 2014 MU69, nicknamed Ultima Thule, appears to be a pair of crumpled stones, each about 16 kilometers in diameter. It orbits …

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Pancakes in space? No, that's just the mysterious MU69

An animated representation of MU69 or Ultima Thule Image: NASA / Johns Hopkins University of Applied Physics / Southwest Research Institute / National Observatory of Optical Astronomy By Mark Kaufman 2019-02-08 23:01 UTC It's a weird little world. At 4 billion miles from Earth, MU69 (also called Ultima Thule) is the farthest object a human spaceship has ever visited. In …

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Brian May's Space Jam on MU69 and New Horizons.

Brian May is astrophysicist AND guitarist. NASA / Getty Images The Empire can create higher ground in Miami. What will happen to the poor? No, you do not have to sprite or viagra or vodka your Christmas tree to keep it fresh The Top 10 science papers of 2018 are an apocalyptic nightmare Can we build buildings that create their …

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