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Lava lakes on Earth are vast cauldrons of molten rock that you should definitely not throw your trash into. (PSA: ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 11:07 AM May 11 2017
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Have you heard the good news? On Wednesday, scientists announced a fleet of new planets. And not just any old ...

Rachel Feltman at 10:50 AM Feb 24 2017

We know that there are multitudes of exoplanets scattered throughout the universe, but to date the only planets that ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 11:37 AM Oct 12 2016
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Mercury can't get a break. Not only is it the smallest officially recognized planet in our Solar System, but it's ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 11:40 AM Sep 27 2016

Is someone trying to phone home? Astronomers at the SETI institute have detected "a strong signal" in the direction ...

Samantha Cole at 09:51 AM Aug 30 2016
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On the evening of July 4th, 2016, in a quiet room in California, a 79-year-old woman named Susan Finley listened for ...

Nathalia Holt at 10:42 AM Jul 6 2016
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The wait to become a planet is now over for 1,284 bodies outside the solar system. This week, NASA announced that ...

Claire Maldarelli at 09:36 AM May 16 2016
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