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What if the speed of Earth’s rotation suddenly got faster?
Even a 1 mile per hour speed boost would make things pretty weird.
A strange dusty disk could hide a planet betwixt three stars
The unique system could teach us about how planets are born.
Frigid Pluto may have had a toasty start
Cracks on the dwarf planet’s icy surface suggest it was warm enough to host a liquid ocean early in its history.
What would happen if you fell into a black hole?
For almost a century, astrophysicists have struggled with the question. They’re still at it—and have some pretty wild ideas.
This ‘chameleon theory’ explains things about gravity that Einstein couldn’t
But we're not quite ready to trash general relativity.
Yes, astronauts are baking cookies in space. No, they can’t eat them.
Doesn't seem too fair.
The moon’s south pole is hiding something massive and mysterious
We have no idea what it might be.
How do planes fly?
A simple answer you can explain to your friends.