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The lowest-effort skincare routine that will still make your skin glow
Know the difference between what your skin needs and what just feels nice.
Astronomers just mapped the ‘bubble’ that envelopes our planet
It's really shaped more like a chimney.
NASA’s James Webb telescope is unfurling a super-thin shield to save it from the sun
The telescope must be kept at -370°F, which is cold enough to freeze nitrogen.
Scientists just spotted a massive storm from a sun-like star
Our sun might have a similarly violent history.
A total solar eclipse bathed Antarctica in darkness
Lucky observers in Antarctica—and on the International Space Station—caught the show.
Here’s how to see Leonard’s Comet, the brightest comet all year
Don’t miss this rock before it gets tossed out of the solar system.
The fastest human-made object vaporizes space dust on contact
Collisions between the Parker Solar Probe and dust are so energetic the particles burst into plasma.
NASA images show the sun has had a rough week
Imagine if you had a massive magnetic field—and then farted.
What happens when the sun burns out?
It won’t go quietly into the night.
How close can you get to the sun? Closer than you’d think.
It depends on whether you're in just a spacesuit or inside the space shuttle.