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Feb 11, 2016 08:37 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
The reason is the sun, moon and Earth don’t move to the tune of simple arithmetic.
Feb 9, 2016 01:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Our Milky Way may be beautiful, but it sure can ruin our view of the cosmos.
Feb 3, 2016 01:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have found a protoplanetary disk surrounding a young star with a rather chilly secret.
Feb 2, 2016 04:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some of the greatest cosmic mysteries are closer to home than you may think.
Jan 29, 2016 06:50 AM ET // Jason Major
In case you didn't know, a huge -- like, on a galactic scale -- cloud of gas is currently speeding toward our galaxy at 700,000 mph.
Jan 27, 2016 04:44 PM ET // Jason Major
Although its job is to search for powerful energies emanated by distant cosmic objects, a space observatory recently turned its eye toward Earth and saw our home planet's aurora glowing brightly with powerful X-rays.
Jan 25, 2016 07:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An orphan planet free-floating in space more than 100 light-years from Earth may have a parent star after all, though the relationship could hardly be considered close.
Jan 22, 2016 12:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
All good parties, no matter how good-natured, will inevitably leave behind some damage -- and this also rings true for young stars letting off some steam in a star-forming nebula.
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