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Astronomers spot first planet outside the Milky Way
The findings could take decades to confirm.
Verizon wants to use Amazon satellites to bring broadband to rural areas
The companies are betting on yet-to-be-launched satellites to expand broadband service.
These two galaxies are locked in a cosmic battle
Galaxies millions of light years away show what could happen between the Milky Way and its neighbor, Andromeda.
Strange, dark, and hot ice could explain Uranus and Neptune’s wonky magnetic fields
Scientists finally understand what's inside superionic ice.
A newly discovered planet orbiting a dead star offers a glimpse of Earth’s future
A solar system that looks like ours … after Earth gets destroyed.
What we know about China’s new hypersonic weapon test
Let's talk about space, orbit, and weapon trajectories.
Here’s what caused the mysterious blue glow spotted from the ISS
A recently spotted glowing blue light above Europe is the latest in a series of exciting atmospheric storm observations.
Mars’s barren Jezero crater had a wet and dramatic past
The dried-up lake could hold clues to the Red Planet’s history and habitability.
A key part of the Big Bang remains troublingly elusive
Physicists still don't understand what happened in the instant after the Big Bang.
What happens when the sun burns out?
It won't go quietly into the night.