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Goodbye, Saturn — It Was Nice Seeing You

The Cassini spacecraft brought the planet, its rings and its moons into stunning view.<p>Just six months after the Cassini spacecraft arrived at Saturn, …

There’s another star headed for our Solar System, but it won’t arrive for a while

Today, a colossal asteroid is cruising past our planet at a pretty safe distance, but if humanity is still around in some 1.3 million years, things …

Space

Physicists Just Caught Sight of Electrons Entangled in a Completely New State

Quantum gets weirder, again.<p>Physicists have finally observed a quantum interaction between a group of four entangled electrons. Until now, this …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

Change Your Password as Soon as You Read This

In all likelihood, your current jumbled password is easy to crack.<p>The official government guidelines for creating an unhackable password were established in 2003 by a man named Bill Burr. In an 8-page guide, he decreed that passwords should be made from strange mixes of capital and lowercase …

NASA responds to job application from boy, 9

The youngster receives a letter after responding to an advert for the role of planetary protection officer.<p>A nine-year-old boy received an …

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

Whenever someone asks me about outer space, I get animated.<p>No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed …

Sea Level

Ripples in Spacetime by Govert Schilling review – a new window on the universe

The astonishing recent discovery of gravitational waves, likely to win a Nobel prize, finally confirms Einstein’s prediction<p>Long before homo sapiens was up on its hind legs, two black holes – each more massive than two dozen suns – were swirling around each other in outer space at a colossal rate. …

Nobel Prize

Two Eclipses, and 6 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in August

Starstruck<p>A lunar eclipse and a meteor shower join a highly anticipated solar eclipse in a month packed with amazing sky shows.<p>The total solar eclipse coming on August 21 dominates astronomical headlines this month. But plenty more celestial sights are slated to delight sky-watchers in the coming …

Solar Eclipse