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Mar 13, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A peculiar alien visitor has been found on the International Space Station -- but does it come in peace?
Feb 28, 2015 05:29 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA flight engineer Terry Virts paid respects to Leonard Nimoy from the International Space Station.
Feb 27, 2015 02:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83 at his Los Angeles home, but his work will continue to inspire.
Feb 6, 2015 02:26 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An aerial drone hobbyist builds a functional scale-model Star Wars spaceship.
Feb 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Elon Musk has named SpaceX's two robotic landing platform boats after science fiction spacecraft created by Scottish sci-fi legend Iain M. Banks.
Dec 24, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
The film 'Interstellar' raised many scientific questions about our place in the universe. Guest contributor Adam Crowl of Icarus Interstellar discusses how some of these ideas could help us explore interstellar space.
Dec 5, 2014 09:40 AM ET
The new lightsaber shown in the Star Wars trailer, just released, has the Internet buzzing, and just a tad unhappy. But guess what? Science say we can't have them anyway, because they're based on made-up physics. Trace and Catie explain.
Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
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