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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) celebrated a crisp start to spring today (March 20) in the Northern Hemisphere with a stunning view of... [Read More]
Researchers have discovered 15 new planets around cool stars known as red dwarfs, and one of those planets might be able to host liquid water... [Read More]
Amateur astronomers had 12 spectacular new images to look to during this year's Messier marathon, a skywatching challenge that happened on the weekend of March... [Read More]
What's the next stop for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft? Jim Green finds out as he talks to the mission's Principal Investigator, Alan Stern. [Read More]
A guide who helps tourists see auroras in Sweden recently captured jaw-dropping views of the northern lights himself, showing the ethereal lights dancing above a... [Read More]
NASA's robotic space station crewmember could head down to Earth as early as May for repairs. [Read More]
Stephen Hawking will spend eternity in the company of some other tremendously influential English scientists. [Read More]
As a black hole consumes a star, an echoing "burp" reveals insight into the process. [Read More]
The return-to-flight mission will carry an experimental, 300 Gbps telecommunications satellite based on a new, large DFH-5 satellite platform. Future DFH-5's will deliver 1 terabit... [Read More]
Graphic designers reveal how they translate hard science collected by Hubble into some incredibly artistic designs, while keeping the science as accurate as possible. [Read More]
The seven rocky planets circling the nearby star TRAPPIST-1 have lots of water, a new study suggests — perhaps too much to make them good bets... [Read More]
After five months on display in "Space City," the historic NASA spacecraft that carried the first astronauts to land on the moon is now destined... [Read More]
Astronomers say there are 100 billion to 200 billion galaxies in the universe. But accurately counting the number of galaxies depends on several factors. [Read More]
In the 1500s, when most believed Earth was the center of the universe, Nicolas Copernicus proposed his theory that the planets revolved around the sun. [Read More]
Stephen Hawking's final research paper could help astronomers find evidence that our universe is just one among many in a larger "multiverse," according to media... [Read More]
Rogue moons, torn from their planets and flung outward to drift through space, may be as common as stars in the universe, a new study... [Read More]
Space radiation may be a bigger worry for voyaging astronauts than scientists had thought, at least in the near future, a new study suggests. [Read More]
Our solar system's first known interstellar visitor is likely even more alien than previously imagined, a new study suggests. [Read More]
Orbital ATK announced March 13 it is developing a new version of a satellite life extension vehicle intended to provide more flexibility to customers while... [Read More]