Scientists find 17-pound meteorite in icy Antarctica

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Scientists find 17-pound meteorite in icy Antarctica(Courtesy of Maria Valdes)It’s rare to find a meteorite so massive, even in Antarctica. Full Story: Space (1/21) NASA scientist explains why Venus is Earth’s ‘evil twin’(ISAS, JAXA)At least three missions will go to Venus over the next 10 years. Full Story: Space (1/22) POLL QUESTION:Space quiz! A new NASA video makes the case that Venus is Earth’s “evil twin.” Venus’ toxic atmosphere contains clouds made of what?Learn the answer here!DiamondsChlorofluorocarbonsSulfuric acidMethane

SPACE DEAL OF THE DAYSave $80 on the UCS Lego Millennium Falcon set(Future)If you’ve ever wanted or been tempted by the Lego Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon, now is the time to get it as it’s currently $80 off on Amazon. Full Story: Space (1/22) 

SKYWATCHINGDon’t miss the moon eclipse Mars next week on Jan. 30(Starry Night Software)During this lunar occultation, Mars will appear to vanish behind the moon’s dark limb. Full Story: Space (1/23) 

SCIENCE & ASTRONOMY‘Little hurricanes’ can help identify infant exoplanets(NASA/JPL-Caltech)Using traditional methods would be like “trying to spot a firefly in front of a lighthouse.” Full Story: Space (1/23) Arrakhis: The tiny satellite looking for dark matter(Nik Coli/Shutterstock)The European Space Agency (ESA) recently announced a new mission of its science program: a small telescope orbiting the Earth dubbed Arrakhis. Full Story: Space (1/23) 

SPACEFLIGHTNASA satisfied with solar array of Lucy asteroid spacecraft(NASA/Robert Lea)The team behind NASA’s Lucy asteroid mission is suspending efforts to get a troublesome solar array to fully deploy and latch. Full Story: Space (1/23) Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces 40th Red Planet flight(NASA/JPL-Caltech)The sortie on Thursday (Jan. 19) covered about 584 feet (178 meters). Full Story: Space (1/20) 

TECHNOLOGYWild DARPA X-plane could revolutionize aircraft design(DARPA)The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) says i

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