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When, where, and how to get the most out of this year's only total lunar eclipse. [Read More]
Our Universe is full of surprises. This latest one, AT2018cow, has ignited a controversy between astronomers. [Read More]
A rare, ultra-diffuse galaxy is full of stars and not much else. Here's how to make sense of it. [Read More]
The ability to instantaneously jump from one location in space to another clearly violates the laws of physics. Or does it? [Read More]
With a new data run coming in 2019 at unprecedented sensitivity, we might finally get our answers. [Read More]
If everything in nature is made of quantum fields at its core, how do we wind up with particles at all? [Read More]
Billions of years from now, dark energy will push the rest of the Universe out of reach forever. This galaxies will be the last to... [Read More]
If the Sun is 93 million miles away, why does sunlight filtering through the clouds or the trees spread out? [Read More]
The world's greatest clockmaker sent a clock to the new world, and everything went haywire. The reason why will shock you. [Read More]
We can't help but wonder if it's habitable, or even inhabited, but the evidence isn't there for it. [Read More]
For 100 million years, there was only creation in the Universe. Meet our first moments of destruction. [Read More]
If all you see is low-energy light in a myriad of directions, you can't be sure. But this light comes from the Big Bang. [Read More]
These three reasons are why there's no getting around the fact that astronomy needs the James Webb Space Telescope. [Read More]
LIGO's enormous arms contract and expand as gravitational waves pass through them. But, puzzlingly, so does the light within them. [Read More]
A very clever idea says there's a ninth Solar System planet, larger than Earth, far beyond Neptune. Here's why most scientists think it's not real. [Read More]
The nightmare scenario of no new particles or interactions at the LHC is coming true. And it might be our own fault. [Read More]
Shortly after the Big Bang, the Universe became completely dark. The first stars, when they ignited, changed everything. [Read More]
An Oxford physicist tries to cast doubt on dark energy, but the data says otherwise. [Read More]
The other great spiral galaxy in the local group demonstrates why we're #2, even in our own backyard. [Read More]
Of all the experiments performed and measurements made involving fundamental particles, none has ever violated the Standard Model. Until now. [Read More]