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Mysterious Magnetic Pulses Discovered On Mars loading...
Mysterious Magnetic Pulses Discovered On Mars
The nighttime events are among initial results from the InSight lander, which also found hints that the red planet may host a global reservoir of liquid water deep below the surface.
Heavy-Metal Space Volcanoes May Have Forged Gem-Studded Meteorites loading...
Heavy-Metal Space Volcanoes May Have Forged Gem-Studded Meteorites
The tumult of the early solar system may have been even more metal than astronomers realised, a new theory suggests.
Bizarre Comet From Another Star System Just Spotted loading...
Bizarre Comet From Another Star System Just Spotted
Discovered by an amateur astronomer, the inbound object is only the second of its kind yet detected.
The Universe Might Be Acting Weird. Cosmic Lenses May Help Reveal Why. loading...
The Universe Might Be Acting Weird. Cosmic Lenses May Help Reveal Why.
A new method for measuring how fast the universe is flying apart could help astronomers wrestling with a possible crisis in cosmology.
India’s First Lunar Lander Falls Silent Just Before Touchdown loading...
India’s First Lunar Lander Falls Silent Just Before Touchdown
India’s space agency was attempting a moon landing unlike any other—but now, the world waits to hear the spacecraft's fate.
Astronomers Probably Just Saw A Black Hole Swallow A Dead Star loading...
Astronomers Probably Just Saw A Black Hole Swallow A Dead Star
Ripples in the fabric of spacetime reveal what may be a first-of-its-kind cosmic collision.
The Milky Way Is Warped Around The Edges, New Star Map Confirms loading...
The Milky Way Is Warped Around The Edges, New Star Map Confirms
If we could see it from outside, our home galaxy would not be a flat disk, but would look more like a poached egg sliding off a slotted spoon.
Found: Oldest Known Stars In Our Galaxy loading...
Found: Oldest Known Stars In Our Galaxy
“They are as old as the oldest stars in the universe,” astronomers report.
Dear Columbia: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins says thanks loading...
Dear Columbia: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins says thanks
The mission's command module pilot pays tribute to the spacecraft that kept him company on the moon's far side.
Inside Apollo Mission Control, From The Eyes Of The First Woman On The Job loading...
Inside Apollo Mission Control, From The Eyes Of The First Woman On The Job
In the 1960s and '70s, Poppy Northcutt planned the vital flight trajectories that got astronauts home from their missions to the moon.
Why The Apollo Missions Made Florida Synonymous With Space loading...
Why The Apollo Missions Made Florida Synonymous With Space
Launch safety and orbital dynamics played key roles in turning a sleepy 116-kilometre stretch east of Orlando into the nation's Space Coast.
Alien Moon Likely Seen Forming In First-Of-Its-Kind Picture loading...
Alien Moon Likely Seen Forming In First-Of-Its-Kind Picture
A dusty shroud around a far-off planet may represent the humble beginnings of a brand-new moon.

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