Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
There's something odd floating around in the outer solar system. Actually, there's lots of odd things floating around in the outer solar system, but 2002 UX25 is one of the most baffling. Continue reading →
The Hubble space telescope sure has seen some strange things in deep space -- but this most recent find is possibly one of the strangest. Continue reading →
The U.N. has announced it's undertaking an effort to protect the planet from killer asteroids. Trace explains what the plan will be if a giant space rock sets its sights on Earth.
The U.N. is planning an "International Asteroid Warning Group" so that member nations can share data about hazardous space rocks and coordinate an interception mission should a scary space rock be identified. Continue reading →
The meteor that slammed into the skies over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February shocked the world -- how many other tiny asteroid threats are out there? Continue reading →
Astronomers have made the first direct detection of water in a rocky body that once orbited a sun-like star.
There's an asteroid out there with our name on it, and we've got 866 years to figure out how to stop it. Continue reading →
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