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March 11, 2019

 

The Unexplained Appearance of Oumuamua

Scientists have discovered the first ever object from interstellar space in the solar system.

May 8, 2017

 

Where is your favorite place to stargaze?

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Astronomers are learning more about the brightening and dimming of stars.

September 25, 2013

 

Do you believe Mars has water?

A Tale Of Very Old Water

Canadian scientists studying water found deep in an underground mine have determined that the water is at least 1.5 billion years old, and maybe much older.

May 29, 2013

 

Venus is shown in transit

Volcanos On Venus!

The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter discovered evidence of volcanic eruptions that occurred as recently as several thousand years ago.

January 23, 2013

 

Do you believe in alien life?

Is There Life On Other Planets?

Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.

July 19, 2012

 

Check out this amazing solar storm!

What Are Solar Tornadoes?

Solar tornadoes are solar gases swirling in monstrous formations deep within the sun's atmosphere, measuring the width of several Earths.

April 17, 2012

 

Make sure you ask the right questions to get where you want to go.

Problem Solving And Asking The Right Questions

Often problems, whether in math, science, or daily life, are hard to solve because we're not asking the right questions.

March 15, 2012

 

Hello there, Curiosity!

All About The Robot That Could: Curiosity

The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.

February 24, 2012

 

The supernova is the spiral-looking like object.

Get Ready For A New Type Of Supernova!

Supernovas explode with a bright burst of radiation, giving off as much energy in a few days as our sun will give off in its entire lifetime.

January 25, 2012

 

Telescopes are about to get a whole lot bigger!

New Radio Telescopes Have Been Discovered: All About FAST

FAST is a new telescope that has panels that can shift position to create smaller curved dishes anywhere on its surface.

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