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Jan 13, 2015 10:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Today, for the first time ever, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially opened its worldwide public contest to name a selection of well-known exoplanets.
Jan 9, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
More than 10,000 volunteers sifted through high-resolution images of Mongolia taken by orbital satellites to locate potential sites.
Oct 28, 2014 05:14 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A researcher raised over $100,000 in two weeks to buy a piece of equipment used in Ebola drug research. Continue reading →
Jul 31, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed.
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
May 6, 2014 03:05 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Competitors vie for the ultimate prize: a sustainable future. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A mysterious unidentified falling object was caught on a skydivers's helmet camera. Continue reading →
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