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One mystery in our universe is a step closer to being solved. NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched last year to help scientists understand the sun. Now, it has returned its first findings. Four papers were published in the journal Nature detailing the findings of Parker's first two flybys. It's one small step for a solar probe, one giant leap for mankind.

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Is there anything a man isn't willing to mansplain to an unsuspecting woman? Men have tried to explain comedy, literature, and my own body to me. Thanks, dudes, but I've got all those subjects covered.

One mansplainer learned the hard way that these days, women can do anything — even astrophysics. Katie Mack is an astrophysicist/cosmologist and freelance science writer. She knows what she's talking — or rather, tweeting — about. Apparently, someone didn't read her bio.

The doomed mansplainer enters.

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The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a series of stylish, imaginative posters advertising fictional vacations in outer space. From “Experience the Mighty Auroras of Jupiter" to “Mars: Multiple Tours Available," these 14 posters promote, essentially, the power of imagination.

“Imagination is our window into the future," says the website. “These visions of the future can become a reality. As you look through these images of imaginative travel destinations, remember that you can be an architect of the future."

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Here’s how to watch the amazing meteor shower that starts tonight and ends tomorrow morning.

Geminid stargazers are in for a real treat that’s being called the, “best display of shooting stars all year.”

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Stargazers are in for a treat Thursday night into Friday morning. The Geminid meteor shower will present a beautiful show of green fireballs hurtling through the cosmos, leaving behind beautiful streaks in the night sky.

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