Astronomy

Massive Asteroid ‘Florence’ Flies Past Earth at Record-Breaking Nearness

$100 Million E.T. Hunt Spots 15 Mysterious Light Flashes

Cassini hints at young age for Saturn’s rings

NASA proposes rapid Mars sample return architecture

Nearby Planet Proxima b’s Atmosphere Was Likely Stripped Long Ago

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy: LIFE

The Sun Is Literally Boiling, Releasing Balls of ‘Hot Horror’ Into Space

How Astronomers Use Eclipses to Discover Alien Worlds

Cassini Enters Final Phase of Its 13-Year-Long Orbit of Saturn

The Epic Journey of Both Voyager Spacecraft

Vinyl cyanide found on Titan—aliens, have at it

The Great American Eclipse Is 2 Weeks Away. Are You Ready?

Hubble Space Telescope Discovers Hot Planet with Earth-Like Stratosphere

Eclipse Overload: What If the Sun Were Blocked for Years?

Four ways anyone can be a scientist during the solar eclipse

Earth Will Have Its Last Total Solar Eclipse in About 600 Million Years

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Will Be ‘One of the Events of the Century’

NASA needs your help during the August eclip

Big, Dangerous Comets More Common Than Thought

Op-ed | Mars footprints or planetary defense?

Bad News for Life: TRAPPIST-1 Planets’ Atmospheres May Have Been Destroyed

Your Need to Upgrade Connected Devices Makes Astronomy Difficult

Future Space Colony? Maybe We Should Look Beyond Mars to Saturn’s Titan Moon

Calm Seas on Saturn’s Moon Titan Offer a Smooth Landing for Future Missions

Two Galaxies Zooming Past One Another Captured in Hubble Image

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is about to peer into the depths of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Did Life on Earth Come From Outer Space?

Vector raises $21 million for small launch vehicle development

The Search for the Next Large Asteroid That Might Slam Into Earth

Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System

Is It Time to Rethink How We Search for Alien Life?

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

More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday

Spooky action at a record-breaking distance

Baby Star’s ‘Crying’ Solves a Stellar Mystery

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

Comet Strikes May Have Helped Spur Life on Earth

Who’s Out There?—Weirdoes or Boring Carbon Critters?

Earth Faces an Increased Risk of Being Hit by an Asteroid, Astronomers Warn

NASA’s GPS-Like Deep Space Navigation Experiment Set to Launch on SpaceX Rocket

Cassini Takes Most Dangerous Saturn Ring Dive Yet

The James Webb Telescope Will Expand Our View of the Universe

Jupiter Sounds Like a Fax Machine and Nobody Knows Why

TRAPPIST-1h Orbit Suggests It Is Too Cold for Life

That weird ‘alien megastructure’ star is dimming again right now

Who’s Out There?—Star Chips? (and required reading for students of alife and exobiology)

‘Styrofoam’ Planet Discovery Will Help Us Find Habitable Planets and Alien Life

Going Back to Pluto? Scientists to Push for Orbiter Mission

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Have No Large Moons, Study Argues

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy?

A spacecraft just flew between Saturn and its rings for the first time ever

What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020

Mysteries of Crown-like Structures on Venus’ Surface Unveiled in New Study

Cassini probe heads towards Saturn ‘grand finale’

Astronomers Capture the First ‘Image’ of the Dark Matter That Holds the Universe Together

An Asteroid the Size of the Rock of Gibraltar Is Hurtling Toward Earth… but Don’t Worry

Saturn’s moon has just about everything you need to make life

Jupiter Now Has a ‘Great Cold Spot’ to Go With Its Great Red Spot

Something big exploded in a galaxy far, far away: what was it?

SpaceX studying landing sites for Mars missions

Colonizing Mars Will Depend on Low-Tech Know-How

Who’s Out There?—Stuck With Carbon

Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1% the speed of light

NASA Will Create the Coldest Spot in the Known Universe Onboard the ISS

NASA moving ahead with plans for cislunar human outpost

Could Mysterious Cosmic Light Flashes Be Powering Alien Spacecraft?

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Three Steps to Mars.

Martian Meteorites Could Reveal That the Red Planet Was Wetter Than We Thought

Solar Storm Warning: New Tool Could Help Protect Astronauts

NASA prevents probe’s collision with Martian moon Phobos

Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies

Research and Spaceflight to Exoplanets: An Interview with Dr. Kipping

Inside NASA’s Space Farming Labs

The Search for Life in the Universe Just Got a Lot More Interesting

NASA discovers solar system with seven Earth-like planets, three of them in the star’s habitable zone

Major discovery on planets ‘beyond our solar system’ coming from NASA

SpaceX Rocket Puts Historic NASA Launch Pad Back in Business

Who’s Out There?—What’s Most Likely?

Organic Material Discovery Suggests Life Could Exist on Dwarf Planet Ceres

This Is Why Sending Messages to Aliens Might Be a Good Idea

Mars 2020 Could Return to Where NASA’s Spirit Rover Roamed

Calculating what it would take to park a solar sail at Alpha Centauri

IF EARTH’S ORBIT IS SO CROWDED, WHY DON’T WE SEE SPACE JUNK IN PHOTOS OF THE EARTH?

Heat and Ashes: The Untold Story of the Apollo 1 Fire

Tiny Spacecraft Sees Water at Rosetta’s Comet While Stranded in Earth Orbit

5 Sky Objects Every Wannabe Astronomer Should Know About

WHAT WAS THE CARRINGTON EVENT?

Who’s Out There?—The Smallest Critter Yet

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Mars

The Milky Way’s Most Distant Stars May Be Stolen Goods

Two Stars Are on a Crash Course and Will Explode as a Red Nova

Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Apparently Launch ‘Spitballs’ at Each Other

This Is Earth and the Moon as Seen From Mars

space race, rocket launch

3 Things You Need to Win the Next Space Race

NASA to Launch a Powerful Space Telescope to Hunt Black Holes

NASA’S NEW PSYCHE MISSION WILL TAKE US TO A METAL ASTEROID FOR THE FIRST TIME

A Star’s Explosive Death May Have Spawned Our Solar System

Space Exploration Missions on Mars, searching for Water and Signs of Life on Mars

EMDRIVE: CHINA CLAIMS SUCCESS WITH THIS ‘REACTIONLESS’ ENGINE FOR SPACE TRAVEL

WE’VE SPOTTED CLOUDY WEATHER ON A GIANT EXOPLANET

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