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A meteorite-hunting AI will scout for space rocks buried in polar ice
Antarctic meteorite expeditions can be grueling, but scientists designed a new AI that could help locate hotspots.
Part of a SpaceX rocket is going to crash into the moon. It’s probably fine.
It's one small impact for the moon.
NASA’s James Webb telescope is about to arrive at an exceptional point in space
The telescope will drift at gravity's tipping point between Earth and the sun.
We’re still in the dark about a key black hole paradox
Until recently, the existence of black holes was far from a given.
Astronauts are losing 3 million red blood cells every second in space
A new study suggests that astronauts may experience space anemia much longer than previously thought.
Black holes have a reputation as devourers. But they can help spawn stars, too.
In a first, astrophysicists observe a black hole help create new stars in a dwarf galaxy.
Do look up at this asteroid as it whizzes safely past Earth tonight
Don't worry, it's not going to be like the recent movie.
How the Earth’s 23.5-degree tilt gives us seasons
When it's winter in Idaho, it's summer in Curaçao. Why?
Scientists wielded giant lasers to simulate an exoplanet’s super-hot core
A molten core creates Earth's magnetic field, which protects life as we know it.