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Nov 21, 2014 10:15 AM ET // Space.com
A United Nations team has been deliberating over the years regarding the gathering and analysis of near-Earth object (NEO) data.
Nov 17, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
If bad weather or light pollution spoils your meteor display, you can also catch them online.
Nov 14, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
Nov 6, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Welcome to HL Tauri -- a star system that is just being born and the target of one of the most mind-blowing astronomical observations ever made. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Starry Night Education
Autumn is the best season of the year for astronomical observing, here are some deep-space cosmic stunners waiting to be found.
Nov 5, 2014 12:05 PM ET
In just 15 years, Earth will get a kind of close but not threatening flyby from an asteroid called Apophis, a football-field-sized space traveler that's going to experience an avalanche or three, thanks to Earth's gravity.
Nov 5, 2014 10:05 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Three brilliant fireballs - two from space and one apparently made by humans - lit up skies over the United States.
Nov 4, 2014 11:20 AM ET // Jason Major
It's often said where there's smoke, there's fire -- but the only fire here is the reddish glow from vast clouds of ionized hydrogen, set alight by the powerful UV radiation pouring out of nearby hot young stars. Continue reading →
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