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Earth may be a nice and cozy place for life as we know it to evolve, but is it really the best place for life to thrive? Probably not, say two researchers. Continue reading →
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 →
In an epic quest to understand how supermassive black holes grow so massive, astronomers are using pulsars to detect gravitational waves. Continue reading →
Lee Billing' new book captures the excitement and humanity behind the search for exoplanets. Continue reading →
News about black holes is usually accompanied by some fun description of them eating stuff. But the supermassive behemoth at the center of NGC 253 has become a little... sleepy. Continue reading →
Will the human face evolve into this over the next 100,000 years?
The "classic" habitable zone is defined as the location around a star where a planet can sustain liquid water -- but this may not be the only life-supporting substance. Is there more than one habitable zone?
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