Passant Rabie

Passant Rabie is an award-winning journalist from Cairo, Egypt, who recently relocated to New York to pursue a specialization in science journalism. Aside from stars and galaxies, she also likes trees, cats, and bicycles.
Ear pop
Astronauts experience these common, Earth-like symptoms in space
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A new study gets scientists closer to understanding the effects of spaceflight on the human body.
world, stop
Covid-19: Satellite data reveal global air pollution levels plummeting
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There is a climate consequence to this outbreak.
Frequent flyer
NASA’s Perseverance rover is "taking" nearly 11 million people to Mars
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You get a ticket to Mars!
The dark side
Scientists are on the hunt for dark matter in the Milky Way
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A new study put one key element of dark matter to the test.
A new look at Voyager’s Uranus flyby reveals something unusual about the planet
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The spacecraft witnessed something extraordinary.
Astronomer advice on connecting with the cosmos
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A beginner’s guide to stargazing with the help of amateur astronomers.
Comet ATLAS: When, where, and how to see the "hyperbolic comet" from Earth
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Inverse has put together an ATLAS guide.
Selfie game 💯
New NASA video answers a curious question about the Mars Curiosity rover
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If this rover is alone on Mars, then who is taking the picture?
New photo
New photo: NASA Mars rover image shows just how large the six-wheeler is compared to a person
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The robot is putting together its summer body.
space jam
This is how NASA ground control stops spacecraft crashing while working from home
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It is like social distancing, but in space.
Cosmic jellyfish
An interactive, 3D supernova lets you explore the beautiful explosion in detail
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A team of scientists recreated a supernova in all its glory, finally determining the mysterious origin of this cosmic cataclysm.
Lonely planet
Social distancing: 5 satellite images show a lonely Earth due to COVID-19
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These once popular spots are now completely bare.
Shine a light
Black holes’ infinite rings reveal how massive these behemoths really are
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The rings are like ‘frames of a movie.’
Chaotic homes
In one of the Solar System's unlikeliest places, scientists find signs of life
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It probably wasn’t a fun place to live, though.
ice, ice baby
In one of the Solar System's hottest places, scientists figure out how ice formed
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The most unlikely "gigantic ice-making chemistry lab" in the cosmos.
Rage on!
Study defies claims that Jupiter's Great Red Spot may be dying
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This storm is thick.
Brave new world
Neil deGrasse Tyson wants people to talk about astrophysics the same way they talk about Beyoncé
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The astrophysicist offers a guide to the future of humanity on Earth — and in space.
sky watch
Elon Musk's Starlink is having a pernicious effect on astronomy
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Satellite constellations could severely affect up to half of all exposures from certain observatories.
clear for landing?
NASA's mission to the the rocky asteroid Bennu just got a wee bit trickier ☄️
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The spacecraft is gearing up for a rocky landing.
Cosmic slime
The behavior of a single-cell organism may have just unraveled the biggest mystery of the universe
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The answers to our greatest questions may lie in these incredible microscopic creatures.