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On March 17, scientists monitoring the moon for meteorite impacts spotted the biggest impact event to date: a space rock the size of a basketball slammed into the lunar surface at a speed of 56,000 miles per hour (90,000 km/hr), … Continue reading →
A number of mice and eight gerbils sent into space in a Russian capsule perished during their journey, after a month-long mission touched back down on Earth.
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has recreated the world's tiniest droplets of a primordial state of matter that last existed moments after the Big Bang, some 13.82 billion years ago. Continue reading →
Later this month, three planets will gather very close in the twilight sky -- make sure you don't miss this stunning conjunction!
A big asteroid will cruise by Earth at the end of the month, making its closest approach to our planet for at least the next two centuries.
After nine years of hard Mars roving, Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has broken a 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record. Continue reading →
In side-by-side comparisons of observations of the same Mars region years apart, the active Martian atmosphere acts like an Etch A Sketch, rubbing out dust devils' tracks only for them to re-form years later.
'Star Trek Into Darkness' warped into theaters Thursday, May 16. Is there a link between Starfleet and NASA's shuttle fleet?
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