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May 21, 2016 02:44 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
Mars reaches opposition this weekend, making Saturday and Sunday (May 21 and 22) an opportune time to see the Red Planet with your own eyes.
May 20, 2016 04:45 AM ET
DNews sits down with U.C. Berkeley astronomy professor Chung-Pei Ma to learn all about supermassive black holes, including one nearby that's just honking huge.
May 10, 2016 06:45 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the Mercury transit unfolded over the Atacama Desert, astronomers remembered the pioneering calculations that were made to begin to understand the scale of the universe.
May 3, 2016 11:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mark your calendars: The smallest planet in the solar system is about to make a REALLY big entrance.
May 2, 2016 02:20 PM ET // AFP
The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water.
Apr 28, 2016 08:03 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
How did these odd scars form on the icy world?
Apr 27, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Learn more about the strange new class of planets that wander alone in the galaxy.
Apr 27, 2016 01:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a series of images that look as if they've been pulled from a science fiction movie, four powerful lasers blast from the dome of the Very Large Telescope at the ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.
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