Some Earth Life Could Already Survive on Mars

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Andy Tomaswick

Mars’ surface is a harsh environment for life.  But life on Earth is notoriously resilient as well.  No one is…

Did Ancient Martian Life Eat Rocks For Food?

Some lucky astronomers get to work with some of the rarest material in the world.  Real Martian meteorites are extraordinarily…

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Astronomers Think They’ve Found the Neutron Star Remnant Left Behind from Supernova 1987A

It was the brightest supernova in nearly 400 years when it lit the skies of the southern hemisphere in February…

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One Type of Fast Radio Bursts… Solved?

A new study of x-ray bursts from a local magnetar confirms the origin of a fast radio burst.

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The Core Of The Milky Way Is An Extreme Place

Astronomers always like to look at incredibly violent places.  Violence, in the astronomical sense, makes for rare conditions that can…

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What a Geologist Sees When They Look at Perseverance’s Landing Site

Geologists love fieldwork. They love getting their specialized hammers and chisels into seams in the rock, exposing unweathered surfaces and…

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Titan’s Atmosphere Recreated in an Earth Laboratory

A recent study led by IBM-Zurich has recreated what goes on in Titan's atmosphere, which could help scientists find evidence…

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Our Part of the Galaxy is Packed with Binary Stars

Binary star systems are everywhere. They make up a huge percentage of all known solar systems: from what we can…

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The Space Court Foundation Presents: “Women of Color in Space”

The Space Court Foundation has launched a new series titled Women of Color in Space! Their first interview with Ruvimbo…

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There was a Secret Code in the Perseverance Parachute

A secret coded message was hidden on the gigantic parachute used to land the Perseverance rover safely on the surface…

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