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Still No Sign Of ‘Planet X’ In Latest NASA Survey

It's one of those rumors that just won't quiet down -- a large planet lurking at the solar system's edge.…

8 years ago

NEOWISE Spots a “Weirdo” Comet

NASA's NEOWISE mission -- formerly known as just WISE -- has identified the first comet of its new near-Earth object…

8 years ago

For Valentine’s Day, Enjoy These Hearts On Earth, Mars And Other Places

A Valentine from Earth. pic.twitter.com/7FEIIddAJB — Karen L. Nyberg (@AstroKarenN) February 14, 2014 While we're unsure about the status of…

8 years ago

How Can We Find Killer Asteroids?

On the morning of February 15, 2013, people in western Russia were dazzled by an incredibly bright meteor blazing a…

8 years ago

Nearby Brown Dwarf System May Harbor Closest Exoplanet to Earth

In 2012 astronomers announced the discovery of an Earth-like planet circling our nearest neighbor, Alpha Centauri B, a mere 4.3…

8 years ago

This Picture Symbolizes The Changing Mission Of One Plucky Spacecraft

Besides being a darn pretty picture of the Helix nebula, this snapshot is a bit of symbolism for NASA. The…

8 years ago

Galaxy May Host ‘Death Spiral’ Of Two Black Holes Becoming One

Two black holes in the middle of a galaxy are gravitationally bound to each other and may be starting to…

8 years ago

Exploring Our Galaxy’s Ancient Brown Dwarfs

As the name implies, a brown dwarf is small... only about 7% the size of the Sun. As far as…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Aug. 23, 2013: Mars One, Zombie WISE, Luca Parmitano, Wave at Saturn

It's time for the Weekly Space Hangout. This is our weekly rundown on all the big space news stories of…

9 years ago

How A New Family Tree of Space Rocks Could Better Protect Earth

In perhaps the neatest astronomical application of geneology yet, astronomers found 28 "hidden" families of asteroids that could eventually show…

9 years ago