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The sustainable voyager’s guide to the galaxy
Understanding how aliens might travel helps us know where to look for life.
Here’s how life could thrive on a planet orbiting a black hole—and other alternative suns
The universe is full of warm bodies. Why should life limit itself to sun-like stars?
A Chimp Selfie, Ghostly Octopus, And The Biggest Photo Of Manhattan Ever
Plus, twin red panda cubs
Mysterious Radio Bursts Are Indeed Coming From A Galaxy Far, Far Away
New research clears the reputation of these distant signals
NASA Is Building An Intergalactic GPS
For your next family trip to Mars
Making Something From Nothing: Researchers Find That Matter Can Be Conjured from a Vacuum
It is often said that you can’t get something for nothing, but a handful of scientists from the University of … Continued
In First Test of Interstellar GPS, Team Uses Distant Pulsars to Determine Position in Space
Global Positioning Systems work famously here on the home planet because we control all of the moving parts; put some … Continued
Using Home Astronomy Software, Citizen Scientists Discover New Pulsar
Through the Einstein@Home program, about 250,000 private citizens from 192 countries donate time on their home and office computers to … Continued
Pulsars Could Provide “Galactic GPS” for Detecting Gravitational Waves
Who needs the Hitchhiker's Guide when you have spinning star cores?
Strange New Pulsar Discovered
Scientists find an exotic cosmic object that doesn't fit the standard explanations