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‘STEVE’ Lights Up The Night Sky After Solar Storm Hits Earth

The cosmic phenomenon known as "STEVE" made a surprise...
Artists interpretation of a plesiosaur in the water.

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Renowned French physicist Etienne Klein (left) posted an image of a slice of chorizo sauaged (right), asserting that it was the red dawrf star Proxima Centauri (middle). Photos: Commons, NASA

Chorizo Centauri? Award-Winning Physicist Trolls Media With Image of Sausage

Award-winning French physicist Etienne Klein has issued a public...
Earth viewed from the moon. The earth is visible over the horizon.

Should We Create a Permanent Base On The Moon?

With renewed interest in space exploration, there is talk...
a colorized computer generated image of a chasm on mars

See the Solar System’s Biggest Canyon Up Close: Mesmerizing Mars Photos

Recently released images from the European Space Agency (ESA)...
FAST telescope in Ghizou, China. Photo: Commons

From a Dwarf Galaxy Far, Far Away…a Mysterious Fast Radio Burst

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of many lingering...

Can You Skydive from Outer Space?

The blunt answer to the above question is, not...
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Space Balloon Tourism: The Next Frontier? One Company Thinks So

Dangling from a helium balloon the size of a...

Natural Wonders: Dog Door on Mars

Reader Winston Stairs recently shared a peculiar image on...

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See: The Most Detailed Image Ever of the Whole Sun

This week, the European Space Agency (ESA) released the...

Best Stargazing In the U.S.? Try These ‘Dark Sky’ Locations

By now, you’re aware that dark night skies are...
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Great Balls of Fire: Biggest Comet Ever Is Hurtling Our Way

Scientists have spotted a massive — and only somewhat...

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The Hubble Space Telescope magnifies Earendel by tens of thousands of times along the "magnification line." Photo: NASA/ESA/Brian Welch (JMU)/Dan Coe (STSCI)/Peter Laursen (DAWN)

The 13-Billion-Year-Old Twinkle: Hubble Spots Most Distant Star Yet

Earendel is Old English for "morning star" or "rising...

Pluto’s Ice Volcanoes: A Cold, Hard Shell With a Warm, Gooey Centre

Pluto is weird. Before the scientific community decided it...

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There Are Over 200 Earth-like Planets Beyond Our Solar System: NASA

NASA says that among over 5,000 identified extraterrestrial planets,...

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Aerial image of the Yilan Crater (at center). Photo: L. Dauphin of NASA Earth Observatory

Humans May Have Watched the Impact That Created This Massive Young Crater

It seems that the further technology stretches toward the...
WASP-121b Image NASA ESA and J Olmsted (STScI)

On This Exoplanet, It Rains Precious Gems

A study published this week indicates that an exoplanet...

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Aurora borealis aka northern lights. Elements of image furnished by NASA. Image_ Mura T, Shutterstock

Solar Flare Hits Earth Today; Strong Auroras Expected

A solar storm is expected to summon the northern...
The meteor was spotted northwest of Zadar, Croatia on Jan. 24, 2022. Photo: Croatian Astronomical Union

Meteor Blazes Over Croatia

A meteor as bright as the moon flared over...

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