A shapeshift comet

Images from a December 2013 observation of the comet C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy) reveal clear details […]

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It’s too late to swim on Mars

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA […]

Image Credit: NASA/GSFC

Why the universe is dark, and such

A handful of new stars are born each year in the Milky Way, while many […]

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10,000,000 automated astronomical alerts – each night

A massive digital camera will begin taking detailed snapshots from a mountaintop telescope in Chile […]

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Looking for Martian Eruptions

A new study of emissions from Martian volcanoes suggests there is no activity going on […]

Credit: NASA/JPL

Hitchhiking to an asteroid

Think of it as the ultimate hitchhiking opportunity: ESA is offering CubeSats a ride to […]

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How do you move an entire solar system?

In about a billion years our aging sun will become hot enough to boil off […]

credit: Steve Bowers/Orion's Arm Project

It came from outer space…..

….clung on the hull of our spaceship and eventually found its way in, slowly, but […]

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