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Space—The Sound of Perseverance

NASA's Perseverance mission is taking the first-ever recordings of the soundscape on Mars. Perseverance recorded the first sounds from Mars on February 19, 2021, the day after its arrival. The result? Mars is quiet, and natural sound…

This is Your Brain in Space

After long-duration spaceflight, structural connectivity changes happen in the brain. While reported by astronauts that spent long stints on the International Space Station (ISS), a study published in Frontiers in Neural Circuits analyzes…

Mysterious Object Stumps Astronomers

While mapping radio waves in the Universe, a team discovered something unusual that releases a giant burst of energy 3x an hour—and it's unlike anything astronomers have seen before. They think it might be a neutron star or a white…