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Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.
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Recent close encounters with space rocks show just how vulnerable our planet is.
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It's a novel approach; scientists have simulated conditions on Mars to find out if potatoes can grow in extreme environments on Earth. The answer? They can, confirming what anyone who's read or wat...
WASHINGTON — SpaceX plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon in 2018, the company announced Monday. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly tw...
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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Budget to be “rebalanced” to restrict agency to space.
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Winston Churchill had something to offer besides "blood, toil, tears and sweat": A willingness to consider the existence life on other planets. A newly discovered essay called "Are We Alone in the Uni...
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'This is a great moment for each and everyone of us. Today we have created history.'
Astronomers watch the galactic equivalent of a dog with a bone.
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NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday released the first photos taken by a new weather satellite, launched last November, that promises to result in more accurate and...
To concentrate solely on Australia's natural beauty is to do ourselves an injustice.
$10,000 quadrillion to be exact...