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May 26, 2015 08:46 AM ET // Johnny Bontemps, Astrobiology Magazine
A burp of methane on Mars would indicate that the planet might be more alive than previously thought. But where did it come from?
May 26, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Tuesday selected nine science instruments it believes will best address the burning question about whether Jupiter’s ocean-bearing moon Europa has indications of life.
May 26, 2015 01:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The stellar runts of the galaxy probably aren't so great for nurturing Earth-like worlds, say scientists running new simulations of the formation of planets around a variety of stars.
May 23, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Jupiter and our moon will perform a celestial dance tonight, clear skies willing.
May 22, 2015 11:02 AM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
The feature film juxtaposes the end of NASA's space shuttle program in 2011 with the space age future Walt Disney envisioned when he opened Tomorrowland in 1955.
May 22, 2015 11:25 AM ET
Pluto is 1/6th the size of Earth, but it has 5 moons. Jupiter has 67. Why does the Earth have just 1 moon?
May 22, 2015 08:43 AM ET // AFP
A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy.
May 22, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An ongoing act of cosmic cannibalism may be responsible for the strange appearance and unprecedented behavior of a gigantic star nicknamed Nasty 1.
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