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A scientist has created the best-ever global color map of Neptune's big moon Triton, using images taken by a NASA spacecraft 25 years ago.
Chemical signature of ancient star suggests it incorporated material blasted into space by a supernova explosion from huge star in early universe.
A Russian official claims that samples collected by cosmonauts show evidence of sea plankton on the outside of the International Space Station
A recent discovery of an intermediate-mass black hole in a nearby galaxy offers the best evidence yet that a class of medium-size black holes exists.
Astronomers have gotten an unprecedented look into two beautiful stellar nurseries, revealing a dramatic display of glowing gases and some of the most massive -- and violent -- stars in the Milky Way. Continue reading →
Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.
You may never set foot on Mars, but your words and pictures could land there later this year.
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