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Sep 30, 2014 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Cubesats provide a valuable low-cost research space platform for institutions, universities, laboratories and space agencies, but could their use create a new hazard for the increasingly crowded orbital environment? Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of isotopes trapped inside ancient quartz crystals, geochemists have realized that the Earth-shattering cosmic impact that laid waste to our young Earth and formed the moon happened 60 million years earlier than thought.
May 20, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
Billionaire Elon Musk said his private spaceflight company SpaceX has made some progress toward establishing a permanent colony on Mars — a longtime goal in the entrepreneur's push to help make humanity a multiplanet species.
Mar 21, 2014 06:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The moon may not have any air, but that doesn’t mean it lacks atmosphere.
Feb 24, 2014 04:04 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A planet-hunting project is snapping pictures of alien worlds and other objects orbiting nearby stars in an effort to give scientists a better understanding of these intriguing exoplanets.
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Jan 10, 2014 01:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could the stormy atmospheres of exoplanets and brown dwarfs be hothouses for the formation of prebiotic molecules?
Jan 8, 2014 07:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Hubble Space Telescope's ambitious new mission to use natural gravitational lenses to magnify some of the earliest galaxies has returned its first stunning views of the depths of the Cosmos.
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