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Astronomers hate dust as much as the rest of us ― even more, perhaps. It's one thing to get a little dust in your eye that takes your vision out of focus. Now imagine this kind of dust problem on a ga...
Hearing that our solar system is pretty big probably doesn't come as groundbreaking news. But now an animation has illustrated just exactly how expansive that space is, and it is pretty mind-blowin...
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Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.
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Alec Baldwin may be making noise that his days playing Donald Trump are nearly over, but not YET. He was back with a bang on "Saturday Night Live" as the commander-in-chief at a military outpost in th...
Recent close encounters with space rocks show just how vulnerable our planet is.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered something rather special: Not one, but seven Earth-like planets and they're all orbiting a single star. What makes the discovery all the more astonishi...
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$10,000 quadrillion to be exact...
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The space agency wants to make use of a resource the planet already has in abundance.
NASA has a whole lot of research planned for 2017, including continued work to transport humans to Mars and efforts to track our home planet's changing climate, despite an incoming administration that...
No one has found E.T. yet, but we may be getting closer.
Makes you feel small, doesn't it?
It's a unique look at "unimaginable cosmic violence."