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A planet orbiting our closest neighbouring star may feature a stable climate that could support life, according to new research. Proxima b, which lies just 4.2 light years from Earth and is a similar...
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Parked one million miles away from Earth, a NASA space camera has been taking photographs of our blue planet for the last twelve months. Now given that humans first sent a satellite to space half a ce...
The big question: Did they leave artefacts behind for us to find?
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It's 40 years since the first film was released.
As NASA's amazing Cassini spacecraft takes on technological death-defying feats months before it goes into a final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, it continues to transmit images back to Earth of thi...
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You can always count on NASA to jury-rig its way into a successful mission. Its Cassini spacecraft just gave Earth another first in space exploration: It passed through the narrow gap between Saturn a...
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It seems like only yesterday when scientists announced the discovery of yet another "super-Earth." Last year, a half-lava, half-rock world, dubbed 55 Cancri e, was found around 40 light-years from Ear...
The 1.3kg 'cubesats' are being sent to research the little-understood thermosphere.
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Saturn's icy moon Enceladus could theoretically be home to methane-breathing alien life, NASA said Thursday. Researchers made the announcement based on data from 2015, when the spacecraft Cassini dete...
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It will occur when the moon is directly opposite the sun.
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It could reveal how the planet formed.
Everything about space is huge. From neutron stars so powerful that their gravity could distort every atom in your body to galactic collisions so great they can alter the fabric of spacetime. So we ho...