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Sep 30, 2015 03:30 PM ET // AFP
Throwing open the doors to the hallowed halls of science, stumped researchers welcomed help from the public Wednesday in solving a number of nagging mysteries about dwarf planet Ceres.
Sep 24, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As several 'Star Trek' fan projects exceed funding goals, how much of the franchise's success comes from the science?
Aug 26, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
September is a perfect time to help astronomers educate the public (and themselves) about the universe.
Jul 31, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There are many precious Apollo artifacts at the Smithsonian that need a little tender, loving care.
Jul 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Alakananda Mookerjee, Icarus Interstellar
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
Jan 13, 2015 10:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Today, for the first time ever, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially opened its worldwide public contest to name a selection of well-known exoplanets.
Jul 31, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed.
Jun 12, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
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