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[l] at 10/11/19 4:00am
Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov made the first spacewalk, an excursion he barely survived. He also made the first space art and advocated international peace.
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[l] at 10/11/19 4:00am
The Hunter’s Moon rules the evening sky early this week, while Venus and Mercury return to view soon after sunset as the week winds down.
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[l] at 10/11/19 4:00am

New simulations suggest that when two stars collide, the resulting product can be extremely magnetic, and it may ultimately wind up as a magnetar.

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[l] at 10/11/19 4:00am
There could potentially be a habitable zone around a supermassive black hole. But the intense gravity poses unique dangers.
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[l] at 10/10/19 4:00am
Our galaxy's central black hole erupted relatively recently in Earth’s history, possibly when early human ancestors were roaming the planet.
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[l] at 10/10/19 4:00am
The electric airplane could be a key step in eliminating carbon emissions in aviation.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
In 1992, astronomers discovered the first exoplanet, or planet outside our solar system. But it didn’t come in any form they’d really anticipated.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
The new orbiter will orbit in the ionosphere and study the interactions of Earth and space weather.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover found evidence that a lake in Gale Crater evaporated billions of years ago, likely as a period of climate change hit the planet.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
The three new laureates discovered the first planet orbiting a solar-type star and improved our understanding of how the universe evolved.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover found evidence that a lake in Gale Crater evaporated billions of years ago, likely as a period of climate change hit the planet.
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[l] at 10/8/19 4:00am
We know life can arise in the Milky Way. But alien life may have an easier time evolving in galaxies with more heavy elements and fewer cosmic catastrophes.
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[l] at 10/7/19 4:00am
New research shows the link between the stars a galaxy forms and the monster black hole snacking in its center is surprisingly stable.
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[l] at 10/7/19 4:00am
Saturn now has 82 moons, knocking Jupiter down to second place in the moon count.
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[l] at 10/7/19 4:00am

There's no doubt space is an extremely dangerous place, but only a handful of space travelers have actually died there.

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[l] at 10/4/19 4:00am
A Full Moon rules the early evening sky at the end of this week, while Saturn dominates the telescopic realm as its shadow gives the ringed planet a distinct 3D look.
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[l] at 10/4/19 4:00am

Thanks to this unprecedented look into the early lives of binary stars, researchers have gotten a glimpse into the complex formation of the most common stellar setup.

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[l] at 10/3/19 4:00am
The space agency is dishing out almost $20 million to research creating rocket fuel from material found on the Moon and Mars.
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[l] at 10/3/19 4:00am
Our neighborhood's largest galaxy may have recently enjoyed multiple all-you-can-eat buffets.
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[l] at 10/2/19 4:00am
The first in a planned series of 10 spacewalks will kick off on October 6.
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[l] at 10/2/19 4:00am
The first in a planned series of 10 spacewalks will kick off on October 6.
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[l] at 10/2/19 4:00am
Wandering worlds that have been kicked out of their star systems are prime targets just waiting to be found.
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[l] at 10/1/19 4:00am
With the completion of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope just beyond the horizon, astronomers are expecting to soon spot many more visitors from other stars.
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[l] at 10/1/19 4:00am
Our premier space telescope is getting up there in years, but it could have many more left.
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[l] at 10/1/19 4:00am
A slew of oddly orbiting objects indicates a massive planet is hiding in the outer solar system. But one group of astronomers says it might be a tiny black hole instead.
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[l] at 10/1/19 4:00am
The private rocket company laid out a handful of groundbreaking plans over the weekend.
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[l] at 9/27/19 4:00am
Galaxies like to group together. Looking far back in time, astronomers have found one such cluster just beginning to form.
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[l] at 9/27/19 4:00am

The SpaceX creator will give an update on the next generation of spacecraft.

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[l] at 9/27/19 4:00am
The waxing Moon passes near both Jupiter and Saturn this week, while leaving the early morning hours Moon-free for great views of the ethereal zodiacal light.
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[l] at 9/26/19 4:00am
The massive planet, which shouldn't exist based on current theories, is prompting astronomers to revisit their models for planetary formation.
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[l] at 9/26/19 4:00am
NASA's newest planet-hunting mission recently got more than it bargained for when it spotted not a new world, but the death of a distant star.
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[l] at 9/25/19 4:00am
The Sun’s tenuous upper atmosphere is extremely hot, and extremely mysterious.
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[l] at 9/25/19 4:00am

With bugs, algae and other resource-efficient foods we could feed one million people on Mars within a century of arriving there. Scientists even invented a martian diet.

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[l] at 9/24/19 4:00am
A strange class of objects called Centaurs typically hang out between Jupiter and Neptune. But sometimes they can take a path that leads them right into Earth's neighborhood.
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[l] at 9/24/19 4:00am

The first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates will be a part of the upcoming mission.

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[l] at 9/20/19 4:00am
This hot, acidic neighbor with its surface veiled in thick clouds hasn't benefited from the attention showered on Mars and the Moon. But Venus may offer insights into the fate of the Earth.
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[l] at 9/20/19 4:00am
As summer turns to fall, the giant planets of the outer solar system take center stage.
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[l] at 9/19/19 4:00am
One of the solar system’s most recognized planets is still one of the most mysterious.
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[l] at 9/19/19 4:00am
Some 30 million light-years from Earth, a faint monster lurks in the constellation Cetus the Whale.
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[l] at 9/19/19 4:00am
The Loki volcano on Jupiter's moon Io will likely see an eruption very soon.
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[l] at 9/18/19 4:00am

Though the collision occurred in space, it dumped thousands of times more dust than usual into Earth's atmosphere for millions of years, leading to a gradual global cool-down.

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[l] at 9/18/19 4:00am

Tabby's star may have kidnapped an icy “exomoon” from its parent planet and brought it close in, where the world evaporated, creating dust and debris.

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[l] at 9/17/19 4:00am
The space agency hopes Lunar Gateway can serve as a jumping off point for exploring the Moon. First, NASA plans to test out the space station’s intended orbit.
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[l] at 9/16/19 4:00am
Although it came from another star, astronomers say the latest interstellar interloper shares some striking similarities with comets from our own solar system.
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[l] at 9/13/19 4:00am
The Harvest Moon coincides with Friday the 13th this year, but the nearly Full Moon will dominate the evening sky for the next several days.
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[l] at 9/13/19 4:00am
A new look at the Large Magellanic Cloud is helping astronomers better understand how groups of stars evolve.
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[l] at 9/12/19 4:00am
Astronomers are increasingly confident that a newly discovered comet is a visitor from another solar system, making it the second known interstellar object.
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[l] at 9/11/19 4:00am
Orbiting around a relatively docile red dwarf star, the exoplanet is "the best candidate for habitability that we know right now."
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[l] at 9/11/19 4:00am
Astronomers have just discovered two giant radio bubbles blowing out from the Milky Way's galactic center.
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[l] at 9/10/19 4:00am
Climate change on Saturn's moon Titan may have caused liquid nitrogen pockets to explode, forming craters that filled with liquid hydrocarbons.
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[l] at 9/9/19 4:00am

The ice giant world reaches peak visibility in September. 

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[l] at 9/9/19 4:00am
By successfully mixing cement in space for the first time, researchers have taken a small step toward building structures on other worlds, such as the Moon and Mars.

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[l] at 9/9/19 4:00am

The Virkam lander lost contact with Earth just as it neared touchdown on the moon

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[l] at 9/9/19 4:00am

A recent NASA mission sent aquanauts underwater for nine days to replicate what life might be like on a lunar colony. 

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[l] at 9/6/19 4:00am
While Neptune reaches opposition and peak visibility early this week, the Harvest Moon dominates the evening sky later in the week.
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[l] at 9/6/19 4:00am

India could be the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the lunar surface.

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[l] at 9/6/19 4:00am

The discovery of two ghostly galaxies devoid of dark matter created quite a stir in the astronomical community. But the jury's still out on what's really going on.

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[l] at 9/5/19 4:00am

Extraterrestrial microbes might need protection from humans trying to learn about them. And although some outlines already exist, we still have many ethical details to flesh out.

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[l] at 9/5/19 4:00am
Through November 1, students can submit their ideas for naming the Red Planet rover currently known as Mars 2020.
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[l] at 9/4/19 4:00am
The Astro and Sol suits are designed to be more movable and configurable than current designs.
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[l] at 9/4/19 4:00am
New observations could help explain how giant stars are formed, a process that still puzzles astronomers.

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