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May 4, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's Star Wars Day! So take a look back over some of our favorite Star Wars-related Discovery News space stories.
Mar 13, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A peculiar alien visitor has been found on the International Space Station -- but does it come in peace?
Feb 28, 2015 05:29 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA flight engineer Terry Virts paid respects to Leonard Nimoy from the International Space Station.
Feb 27, 2015 02:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83 at his Los Angeles home, but his work will continue to inspire.
Feb 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Elon Musk has named SpaceX's two robotic landing platform boats after science fiction spacecraft created by Scottish sci-fi legend Iain M. Banks.
Dec 24, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
The film 'Interstellar' raised many scientific questions about our place in the universe. Guest contributor Adam Crowl of Icarus Interstellar discusses how some of these ideas could help us explore interstellar space.
Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Nov 24, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Many of the physics theories explained in the movie 'Interstellar' are being investigated by the world's most powerful particle accelerator, which is awesome. Continue reading →
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