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Why the Virgin Galactic spaceship didn’t reach orbit last weekend
UFO conspiracies can be more dangerous than you think
Scientists discovered four new Earth-sized rogue planets with no suns
The 123,000 MPH Plasma Engine That Could Finally Take Astronauts To Mars
Who Killed The Deep Space Climate Observatory?
The 4 Weirdest Jobs You Could Get At SpaceX Right Now
Dancing Exoplanets, A Fire Tornado, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week
How Teachers Can Educate Their Students On The Science Of ‘Interstellar’
Arctic Report: What Are the Northern Lights, Really?
The sky is full of potential UFOs—here’s why
Where are all the aliens? Struggling and hustling, just like us.
5 explanations for 144 mysterious flying objects in the government UFO report
Black holes can gobble up neutron stars whole
Astronomers just confirmed a new type of supernova
These scientists spent decades pushing NASA to go back to Venus. Now they’re on a hot streak.
The world needs dark skies more than ever. Here’s why.
The International Space Station Is Open For Business
Astronomers Use Backyard Telescopes to Discover a Super-Earth
A Spacecraft That Packs The Punch Of A Warhead
Kepler Search Finds Two New Cozy, Possibly Watery Planets Around Faraway Star
The silliest names scientists have given very serious telescopes
Aliens used to keep our fear of extinction at bay—then we realized how alone we are
I Tried Really Hard Not To Contaminate NASA’s Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft
These Are The Best Photos Of Ceres We’ve Ever Seen
Jostling in Venus’ crust could reveal clues about Earth’s early geology
Earth’s Northern Lights Pale In Comparison To This Powerful Alien Aurora
Curiosity Pays A Visit To The Intriguing Dunes Of Mars
Wildfires In Northern California Threaten The Search For Alien Life
Incredible Photos From 50 Years Of Spacewalks
This Futuristic Ion Engine Could Carry Our Luggage To Mars
Ceres’ Mountains And Craters Now Have Names
The Strawberry Moon, explained
Dozens of baby squid are orbiting our planet right now
After Successful Launch, SpaceX Rocket Lands On Drone Ship But Topples Over
From space sprouts to landmine legumes, here are the world’s weirdest farms
What Are Those Bright Spots On Ceres Made Of?
See Ceres’s Spots Shine In Extraordinary Detail
Microbes Will Be Essential For Human Survival On Mars
Could A Black Hole Be Blocking The Light From That ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star?
Why Are There No Close-Ups Of Ceres Yet?
Second Bright Spot Is Further Evidence That Ceres Is A Death Star
The Co-Robots In ‘Interstellar’ Are Gorgeous–And Silly
How NASA Found The Lost ExoMars Lander So Quickly
Dawn Spacecraft Snaps A Closeup Of Mysterious Pyramid On Ceres
Global Warming Could Be The Best Way To Terraform Mars
Last week in tech: A dummy went to space and we got some new emojis
Here’s our original coverage of Apollo 11
Curiosity Sends Back Some Final Photos Of Martian Buttes
To find life on Mars, we’ll need new orbiters, more advanced rovers, and humans
The Moon Could Be Littered With Fossils From Earth
Extreme Science: Lucky Strike
An Animation Of Every Recorded Meteorite Blast In History
We finally know why the Betelgeuse star dimmed—and it’s not what you think
The Air Force wants $48 million to practice dropping stuff from rockets
Meteors May Have Brought Vitamin B To Earth
How far our favorite space robots have trekked
Confirmed: Ancient Egyptian Jewelry Was Made From Meteorites
Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe
A Volcanic Asteroid Roamed Our Solar System Billions Of Years Ago
New Map Shows The Oldest Light In Our Universe
What We Now Know About The Chelyabinsk Meteor
Inside The Largest Simulation Of The Universe Ever Created
Science Has Discovered the ‘Pigtail’ Molecular Cloud and it is Beautiful