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The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water.
From May 7, Discovery News will be in the Chilean Atacama Desert to visit the European Southern Observatory's sites and observed the Mercury Transit.
How did these odd scars form on the icy world?
By studying reflected light from a young star system, astronomers have precisely measured the size of the innermost gap between the star and where planets will eventually form.
The protective covers have been removed from the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors at a NASA cleanroom, showing off the next-generation space telescope's golden beauty.
Astronomers are highly aware that the vast majority of matter in our universe is invisible, or 'dark.' So what the heck is it? Well, now we have a good idea as to what it probably isn't.
The 'pink moon' is named after flowers, but the moon, itself, will appear to be smaller than usual because it is at its furthest point from the Earth.
NASA paid its respects to Prince with a space image that recalled the late musician's most famous album, Purple Rain. Continue reading →
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