Japanese space station astronaut Koichi Wakata photographs a beautiful scene of the moon hanging above the Earth from orbit. Continue reading →
Want to feel insignificant? Look at this photograph.
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 →
A Silicon Valley startup is turning its technical acumen and passion for space into an innovative venture that uses a fleet of relatively inexpensive, tiny satellites to take non-stop pictures of Earth.
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a veritable menagerie of alien worlds orbiting other stars, but this most recent exoplanetary find is perhaps one of the strangest.
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...
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Our planet is sitting in the center of a swarm of asteroids, but until recently we didn't even know they were there.
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