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May 6, 2016 02:21 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A SpaceX rocket touched down on a landing pad floating in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday despite plunging through the atmosphere twice as fast as the rocket that made the company’s first ocean landing last month.
May 6, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A strange pattern of starspots has been mapped on a nearby massive star, revealing just how different other stars are to our own sun.
May 5, 2016 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's a hurricane surrounding a supermassive black hole 75 million light-years away and astronomers have clocked its speed to calculate the black hole's mass: a whopping 660 million times the mass of our sun.
May 3, 2016 11:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mark your calendars: The smallest planet in the solar system is about to make a REALLY big entrance.
May 3, 2016 07:13 AM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
The discovery is the first evidence supporting the hypothesis that very low-mass, low-temperature stars should have Earth-sized or smaller planets orbiting them.
May 4, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's 'Star Wars Day' (May the Fourth), and we're wondering whether the planets depicted in 'The Force Awakens' were actually that far from reality.
May 2, 2016 02:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The ExoMars life-scouting rover mission to Mars will stay on the ground an extra two years.
May 2, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
From May 7, Discovery News will be in the Chilean Atacama Desert to visit the European Southern Observatory's sites and observed the Mercury Transit.
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