The Starship Congress will see some of the most forward-thinking scientists and engineers descend on Dallas, Texas -- now you can get involved with an interstellar Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading →
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Astronomy can be a cosmic detective story, and our enduring fascination with the solar system's mysterious hinterland of small icy objects in the Kuiper belt is no exception. ->
Although there appears to be a mysterious dearth of exoplanets smaller than Earth, data from NASA's Kepler space telescope suggest that nearly a quarter of all sun-like stars in our galaxy play host to worlds 1-3 times the size of our planet. ->
It may not be the long-awaited news about a Higgs boson discovery, but an "interesting" announcement will soon come from scientists analyzing data from the Tevatron particle accelerator.
You can now sleep easy. The threat of the asteroid Apophis hitting our planet has been officially downgraded today. If the 1-in-45,000 odds of Apophis hitting Earth in 2036 weren't slight enough, then how about a tiny 1-in-250,000 chance? In other words, the 250 meter-wide piece of space rock has g...
The NASA New Horizons Pluto spacecraft's principal investigator will appear live with the weekly Google+ Space Hangout panel to discuss the mission and other cool space news from the week.
Building on the huge success of #Meteorwatch, the UK's Newbury Astronomical Society is currently preparing for the second instalment of #Moonwatch! You might be wondering, what's this #Moonwatch? What's it got to do with Twitter? What's this "#" business? Well, #Meteorwatch occurred during the Pers...
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