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We have discovered a planet. It gathers in light from its sun, and refuses to let go. In return, the star strips ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 15:53 PM Sep 20 2017
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An asteroid named Florence will pass by Earth on September 1, and it's the largest one to fly by since NASA started ...

Sara Chodosh at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017

In the hours before dawn on March 11, 1437, the constellation Scorpio rose over the horizon near Seoul, Korea. ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017

Long ago, 15 bright radio pulses emerged from a dwarf galaxy about 3 billion light years away from Earth. Last ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 13:17 PM Sep 1 2017
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When subjected to the pressures (and temperatures) of other planets, even familiar substances can get pretty alien. ...

Rachel Feltman at 09:35 AM Aug 25 2017
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A syzygy feels magical, and not just because it gets you at least 25 points in Scrabble. The whole concept of ...

Sara Chodosh at 09:36 AM Aug 22 2017
 
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