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Dawn Fires Up Engines
The Dawn spacecraft might have a 3-billion-mile journey ahead of it, but that doesn’t mean NASA engineers are rushing to...
Looking for Water on Mars
NASA bounced back from the disappointing delay of the Dawn asteroid mission this weekend, reminding space fans that another exciting...
To The Moon or Bust
Tight on funds, NASA cuts key science programs to foot the bill for manned missions to space
Rear-ending Rocks in Space
With test targets in sight, European scientists ramp up for the first-ever asteroid-deflection mission
NASA’s Asteroid Insurance Policy
A plan to save Earth from cosmic collisions
Car Crashes . . . Criminals . . . Cancer . . . Black Swans? AAAAAIIIEEEH!
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter