Brian May’s Anthem for the New Horizons Probe Is Really Worth a Listen

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They don’t make them like this anymore. Occasional astrophysicist and guitarist for Queen Brian May has gifted us with a song in tribute to NASA’s successful mission to flyby Ultima Thule. It’s pure space-opera rock that deserves a place in the nerd cannon right alongside Queen’s soundtrack for Flash Gordon.

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https://gizmodo.com/brian-mays-anthem-for-the-new-horizons-probe-is-really-1831428899

Live Updates on the New Horizons Flyby of Ultima Thule

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The first day of the new year has already delivered on a historic moment in science. Just hours into 2019, the New Horizons spacecraft was confirmed to have made its flyby of the mysterious Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule without issue.

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https://gizmodo.com/live-updates-on-the-new-horizons-flyby-of-ultima-thule-1831414634

Days Before Ultima Thule Flyby, New Horizons Has Detected Something Weird About Its Distant Target

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NASA’s New Horizons is en route to Ultima Thule, a journey that will see the NASA spacecraft whiz past this mysterious Kuiper Belt object on New Year’s Day. But as the probe nears, mission specialists are already having to deal with a rather strange observation—an anomaly in the way Ultima Thule is reflecting incoming…

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https://gizmodo.com/days-before-ultima-thule-flyby-new-horizons-has-detect-1831255434