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Apr 22, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An infrasound network detected 26 explosions between 2000 and 2013 caused by asteroids blasting apart in Earth's atmosphere.
Apr 16, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
These silvery clouds have become more frequent sights over lower latitudes, including southern Canada and the northern United States.
Apr 15, 2014 07:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Last night, a spectacular celestial event dazzled the skies -- the Earth blocked light from the sun, initiating a lunar eclipse.
Apr 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Earth’s finishing touch came with a wallop when a Mars-sized hunk of real estate crashed into the fetal planet some 95 million years after the birth of the solar system -- later than some astronomers thought -- sending up debris that eventually formed moon.
Mar 26, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
A new app from Cosmoquest puts your knowledge of Earth to the test. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It happens 20 times a year, but the mere mention of an asteroid flying past Earth is enough to whip the tabloid press into a frenzy. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2014 12:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has captured many impressive views through his camera lens, but this is one of the most beautiful. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2014 03:12 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The world's newest satellite launch site is off to a busy start, with 16 spacecraft put into orbit within a week -- and no rocket required.
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