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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
Lithium has been detected in stellar material blasting away from an exploding star, possibly revealing the source of the basic element in young stars, thereby solving a mystery that has perplexed astronomers for decades.
Crash investigators have found Scaled Composites responsible for the fatal SpaceShipTwo accident that claimed the life of the vehicle's test pilot last year.
There might not be ships crashing in it, but there is a region of space where computers crash, telescopes can't function, and satellites shutdown.
In a new blow for the futuristic 'supersymmetry' theory of the universe's basic anatomy, experts reported fresh evidence Monday of subatomic activity consistent with the mainstream Standard Model of particle physics.
The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
This week an asteroid passed by Earth that was worth an estimated 5 trillion dollars in platinum. Big bucks, out there for the taking! Is it possible to mine precious metals in space?
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