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March 15, 2020

NASA takes Gateway off the critical path for 2024 lunar return

WASHINGTON — A revised plan for returning astronauts to the surface of the moon by 2024 will no longer rely on the use of a lunar […]
December 28, 2019

Waiting for Betelgeuse: What’s Up with the Tempestuous Star?

Have you noticed that Orion the Hunter—one of the most iconic and familiar of the wintertime constellations—is looking a little… different as of late? The culprit […]
September 19, 2019

The US Navy just confirmed these UFO videos are the real deal

The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don’t know what the objects are, they’re not […]
September 2, 2019

Astronomers Baffled by ‘Cosmic Mountain Ranges’ Jutting Through the Milky Way

They have very little idea how these stunning geographic features form. To us, the night sky may look like a random splattering of stars, but astronomers are learning […]
July 25, 2019

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Showed That Aliens Might Be More Than Science Fiction

On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on Earth’s moon for the first time in human history. Four days later, they — along with […]
June 29, 2019

Only Surviving NASA Copy of Neil Armstrong’s Moonwalk Heads to Auction

Three “faultless” videotapes from Apollo 11 mission, purchased for $217 at government surplus auction, has $1 million pre-auction estimate only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong’s […]
June 13, 2019

Newest moon mystery is fascinating

The moon is one of my favorite celestial bodies, beautiful and alluring — close enough for astronauts to have visited and studied, and yet distant enough […]
June 7, 2019

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Whirls Through Tests on Way to 2020 Launch

The little chopper is designed to show that aerial exploration is possible on Mars. NASA’s first Mars helicopter is getting close to final approval for launch […]
May 29, 2019

UFOs exist and everyone needs to adjust to that fact

The term “UFO” automatically triggers derision in most quarters of polite society. One of Christopher Buckley’s better satires, “Little Green Men,” is premised on a George […]