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Astronomy News

James Webb telescope: Hubble successor set for yet more tests

3 April 2017 - 9:06am

The spectacular James Webb Space Telescope is bound next for the giant Apollo testing chamber.

Most of Mars' air was 'lost to space'

3 April 2017 - 9:06am

The gas argon tells scientists that the atmosphere at Mars was once as thick as it is on Earth today.