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This distant world is a lot like Earth, but you wouldn’t want to live there
A familiar atmosphere with a few alien quirks.
This watery, Neptune-sized exoplanet could help us learn how new worlds evolve
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements
A Super Hot, Rocky Planet Has Been Discovered Just 21 Light Years Away
Don't call it 'Arrakis'
Big Pic: A Star’s Bright Birth
Supersonic jets blow gas out of Herbig-Haro 46/47.
Pretty Space Pics: The Dragonfish, a Crowded Cluster of Super-Massive Stars
Today in pretty space pics: Using the Spitzer Space Telescope’s knack for infrared imagery, astronomers have snapped an image of...
How Comets In Distant Solar Systems Could Deliver Oceans to Exoplanets
A pair of new comet studies from two space telescopes show how other planets might grow oceans. For the first...
Spitzer Telescope Sees Busy Galactic Center In a New Light
The center of the Milky Way is hard to see in visible light, because interstellar dust blocks our view. But...
Best Jobs In Science: NASA Concept Illustrators Turn Raw Data Into Art
We talked to the Spitzer Space Telescope's visualization team about the challenges and rewards of rendering the mission's reams of non-visual data into something that catches the public eye. Plus: a gallery of their all-time favorite works
Spitzer Telescope Finds First-Ever Buckyballs in Space
The space discoveries are piling up this week. Next up: Astronomers working with NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered buckyballs...
Largest Ever Milky Way Panorama Constructed from 800,000 Snapshots
A Chicago planetarium unveiled the 120-feet-long picture of our home galaxy this week