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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:06:07 -0500The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first public images from its new weather satellite. The agency says the satellite's data will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:45:00 -0500Ahead of a separate plan to visit the moon's far side, China hopes to return lunar samples to Earth in late 2017.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:24:53 -0500When astronomer Wanda Diaz Merced lost her eyesight, she thought she'd never succeed in astronomy. Eventually, she discovered a way to hear the stars.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:34:00 -0500Starting Thursday, six people will spend eight months in a dome on Mauna Loa volcano to study what living on Mars might be like. The mission is co-sponsored by the University of Hawaii and NASA.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:00 -0500Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:31:00 -0500The private space company's Falcon 9 rocket is bearing 10 satellites into orbit. SpaceX's launch came months after a blast wrecked its most recent test.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500See panoramic views of a trip to the moon in Skunk Bear's latest video. It's a journey that spans David Bowie's long career — and his greatest hits serve as the soundtrack.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:55:00 -0500If it happens, it would be the first time such an event was predicted by scientists. They say two stars in the constellation Cygnus will eventually merge and explode.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 08:08:08 -0500President-elect Donald Trump has not provided many specifics about what he plans to do with NASA. But private companies are expected to take a bigger role in space travel in the coming years.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:41:00 -0500The discovery provides our first "glimmer of understanding" about the unexplained, strong waves. Scientists don't think they're from aliens, but they're puzzled by what could be causing them.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 11:26:00 -0500Black holes aren't all doom and gloom. Some of these incredibly dense matter-suckers fling powerful jets of light and charged particles — the space version of a fireworks show.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:02:00 -0500We've come to the end of our series contemplating the universe. Scientists think the end of the universe will look kind of cold and grim, unless they are all wrong — which is totally possible.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:27:00 -0500Scientists will search the sky Thursday for an undiscovered planet in the outer solar system — they're pretty sure it's out there, and computer models tell them where to look.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:11:00 -0500We like to think our universe is unique but if there can be one, then why not more? Some thinkers worry that pondering the so-called multi-verse is more like philosophy, not science.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:59:00 -0500All this week, we've been contemplating the great mysteries of the universe. Scientists really only understand about 5 percent of what the universe is made of.