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Watch a black hole devour simulated stars
Some stars survived—but others were completely destroyed in the virtual encounter.
There’s only one space treaty in the world, and it’s woefully out of date
The United Nations aims to update laws and keep the upper atmosphere peaceful.
NASA’s James Webb telescope will peer through the haze of other worlds
It should help astronomers understand some of the galaxy's most abundant planets.
NASA is winding up to punch an asteroid
The DART mission is the first test of a potential Earth-saving strategy.
Pockets of frozen CO2 on the moon could fuel future space travel
A lunar map shows where solid carbon dioxide could exist, hidden from sunlight.
This week’s destroyed Russian satellite created even more dangerous space debris
A Russian missile smacked into Kosmos-1408, producing hazards that put the ISS at risk. Here's what we know.
There’s an especially big window to catch this week’s eclipse of the Beaver Moon
Friday’s celestial event will be the longest lunar eclipse in nearly six centuries.
Perseverance is cutting perfect circles out of Mars to search for signs of life
Perseverance is having a blast collecting specimens on the Red Planet.
This bitty near-Earth asteroid might be a piece of the moon
Little Kamo’oalewa is the first known asteroid with probable lunar origins.
What we can learn from baby black holes
The quasar J0313-1806 is 13 billion light-years away from Earth. But it still can reveal a lot about our own universe.