The International Space Station may be seriously graying at the temples, but that doesn't mean it still can't contribute meaningfully to science. Trace explains why the venerable space lab still matters.
Follow Edward Snowden's trip from IT worker at the CIA and NSA to Russian asylum seeker fleeing espionage charges against him in the U.S.
Russian scientists discover 20 small sinkholes surrounding a larger crater in Siberia.
Things are looking up for the world's rarest cat, whose population has doubled in number over the past decade.
Eight years after his mysterious death, a public inquiry is finally trying to determine what really happened to former KGB officer and dissident Alexander Litvinenko. Trace explains what we know so far.
People in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are pondering the origin of a mysterious ash shower last week. Continue reading →
Russia's space agency blamed the evacuation on a toxic leak; NASA says it was likely a false alarm.
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
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