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Mar 27, 2015 12:32 PM ET
There are many things in life whose constancy we can rely on -- friends, family, death, taxes -- but our home planet isn't one of them. Things are 'a' changin'. Slooowly. How would you feel about longer days, shorter springs, and a new north star?
Mar 18, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A study based on 151 multi-planetary systems found by NASA's Kepler space telescope shows that most have a planet -- or two or three.
Mar 10, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A ring-like filament of stars wrapping around the Milky Way may actually belong to the galaxy itself, rippling above and below the relatively flat galactic plane, making it far bigger than previously thought.
Mar 8, 2015 09:11 AM ET // Discovery News
The star cluster is unique since it's located thousands of light-years away from the main disc of our galaxy.
Mar 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A ravaged star, having survived its partner's supernova explosion, is being flung out of the Milky Way at record speeds.
Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For only the second time, an exoplanet living with an expansive family of four stars has been revealed.
Feb 23, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New observations of a star-forming nebula have revealed four stellar embryos, providing clues as to how multiple star systems evolve.
Feb 20, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Michel Lamontagne, Icarus Interstellar
The Icarus Interstellar 'Firefly' starship concept could use novel nuclear fusion techniques to power its way to Alpha Centauri within 100 years (guest article)
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