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What gear do professional astronomers use that is available commercially?

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We just discovered a planetary disc that rolled over! And There’s life on the Moon! Thanks’ to chang’e 4.

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What about tardigrades in space? What is the universe expanding into? more at #365DaysOfAstro with @paulMattSutter

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Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!

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Why are matter and antimatter symmetric? What happened in the early universe to make matter win? Do we have any clue as to why? What do puppies have to do with it? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!