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There's something strange going on inside the protoplanetary disk of a nearby star and astronomers are at a loss to explain what it means.
A tiny frozen world three billion miles away from the sun isn't the place where you might expect to find a brilliant blue sky, but that's exactly what NASA's New Horizons team has discovered on far-off Pluto. Continue reading →
About the time that life was taking hold on Earth, Mars not only had the ingredients for life as well, but long-lived lakes that could support it, new research from NASA’s Curiosity rover team shows.
Something is erasing craters on several moons of Saturn. What are the most likely causes?
Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading theoretical physicists.
Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, The Perimeter Institute will be hosting a special lecture by theoretical physicist Neil Turok, who will explain why, actually, our universe has the simplest geometry of anything we know. Streamed LIVE.
Haven't we heard this one before? The one about "water on Mars"? DNews breaks out what's new about the latest Mars-water discovery compared to earlier findings.
The last thing scientists searching for life on Mars want to find is a colony of hitchhiking microbes from Earth. To that end, an experiment poised to begin week aims to put some of the planet’s most tenacious bacteria through an ultimate survivors’ challenge.
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