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June 21, 2017

Here’s How You Can Watch a Solar Eclipse Without Messing Up Your Eyes

As the Great American Solar Eclipse approaches, NASA says that with the right information, skywatchers can safely view the total solar eclipse in its full glory […]
June 20, 2017

Made in Space Talks ‘Teleporting’ and the Future of Space-Borne 3D Printing

NEW YORK — The California company Made In Space, known for providing the first 3D printer on the International Space Station, has big goals for space-borne […]
June 19, 2017

Ten ways that astronauts are helping you stay healthy

Astronauts on the International Space Station are growing crystals that could help develop new drugs for use on Earth. Here are ten healthcare technologies that have already come […]
June 18, 2017

More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday

NASA will announce the latest crop of planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope during a briefing Monday morning (June 19). The briefing will be at 11 a.m. […]
June 17, 2017

Spooky action at a record-breaking distance

Entangled particles remain linked over 746 miles apart From a Chinese satellite drifting through suborbital space, a laser beamed pairs of entangled photons to two separate […]
June 16, 2017

Baby Star’s ‘Crying’ Solves a Stellar Mystery

Astronomers using the powerful Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile have precisely measured the rotating fountains of gas flowing out from a massive newborn star, revealing […]
June 15, 2017

Electric-Powered Lunar Space Tug Could Facilitate Future Moon Missions

To make moon flights cheaper, a new paper proposes that NASA use an electrically powered lunar space tug that would operate between Earth and the moon. […]
June 14, 2017

Our sun might have been born with an evil twin called “Nemesis”

Sunlike stars often come in twos and threes, and astronomers and astrophysicists have long wondered why. Are these pairs and trios born as multiple stars orbiting the same point, […]
June 13, 2017

12 Possible Reasons We Haven’t Found Aliens

In 1950, a learned lunchtime conversation set the stage for decades of astronomical exploration. Physicist Enrico Fermi submitted to his colleagues around the table a couple […]