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Aug 26, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
September is a perfect time to help astronomers educate the public (and themselves) about the universe.
Jul 31, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There are many precious Apollo artifacts at the Smithsonian that need a little tender, loving care.
Jul 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Alakananda Mookerjee, Icarus Interstellar
In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.
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 →
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