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Our Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has found a signal at the center of the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. Could it indicate the presence of the mysterious stuff known as dark matter? Astronomers don't know yet. The gamma-ray signal is similar to one seen by Fermi at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2mjTYK5

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Atmospheric river storms are hailed as drought-busters when they bring needed rain and snow, but they have a well-known dark side: damaging floods. Our new study documents a second destructive force in these storms: high winds. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/2lJTGQ1
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Solar System This Week: Has our Cassini Saturn mission inspired you? Learn more about dwarf planet Ceres, get the latest images from the Keck Observatory and more! Read our blog: http://nasa.tumblr.com/post/157541633834/solar-system-things-to-know-this-week
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Busy Week Ahead for the Space Station Crew: Two cargo craft are scheduled to deliver several tons of supplies and experiments to the orbiting lab. Get the Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2mj0kcF
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Rays of Creusa: The rayed crater seen here on Dione, one of Saturn’s moons, is named Creusa and is 698 miles across. Scientists can use the patterns of debris (like these rays), to help determine the order of geological events on a moon’s surface. Find out more: http://go.nasa.gov/2m4Vyn9
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Our latest airborne campaign is determining which combination of sensors will work best at collecting global snow-water measurements from space — critical for understanding and managing the world’s freshwater resources. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2m4wIUj
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Witness a rocket launch in person! Active social media users can apply to attend Orbital ATK’s cargo launch to the International Space Station, targeted for March 19. Events are March 17-19 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. EST Tuesday. For more information and to apply, visit: http://go.nasa.gov/2miwNjp
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New discovery beyond our solar system! We're announcing the latest findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets, tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST. Questions? Use #askNASA. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2mieFpH
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Learn how our Cassini spacecraft’s sleuthing revealed Saturn's moon Enceladus to be an active ocean world. Watch now: http://go.nasa.gov/2m0OyYq

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Earth photobombed our sun-watching satellite this week! Several times a day for a few days the Earth completely blocked the sun for about an hour due to orbital path of our sun observing spacecraft. Watch: http://go.nasa.gov/2mf3TRh
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