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Elon Musk’s Tesla roadster reaches its farthest point from the Sun
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Enlarge / A launch-day photo of Starman leaving Earth orbit. (credit: SpaceX) Since its launch on February 6 atop a Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk’s cherry-red Tesla Roadster and its “passenger” Starman have been moving away from the Sun. Today, according to the Where is Roadster? website, the vehicle has reached its first apogee from […]

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Set an alert:  Do not miss The Farthest on PBS
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Enlarge / An icon of exploration. (credit: NASA/JPL) I’ve made no secret that the Voyager probes’ journey through the outer Solar System was a major influence on my childhood. So I was shocked to find out that I had missed the airing of what may be the definitive story of their mission. I was fortunate […]

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In a galaxy far, far away … Boffins discover farthest ever star system
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And it was churning out suns like crazy a long time ago Pic  Astronomers at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii say they have spotted the farthest galaxy known to humans – a galaxy 13 billion light-years away that formed 670 million years after the Big Bang.…

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