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Did Uranus get smacked so hard it spun sideways?
The traumatic event may also have seeded the gas giant’s many moons.
Uranus blasted a gas bubble 22,000 times bigger than Earth
It happened back in 1986—but it could happen again.
We’re finally figuring out how Uranus ended up on its side
New research provides some clues about our solar system's most mysterious planet.
The outer solar system awaits—but getting there may not be as easy as we’d like
We're under a time crunch.
Miranda to Europa: You think you’ve got treacherous landing zones? Hold my beer
Meet the moon with 11 mile high cliff
Here’s what we had to say about Voyager 1 when it launched 41 years ago
From the Popular Science archives.
Scientists finally confirm that Uranus is surrounded by fart clouds
But the cold would kill you before the smell did.
The most incredible pictures of every planet in our solar system
Each and every planet—and one dwarf planet—in our solar system, represented with the single best image ever taken of it. Say hello to our neighbors.
Uranus is probably full of giant diamonds
Scientists recreated ice planets' diamond rain.
Dazzling light show spotted on Uranus
Your aurora is showing