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Proxima Centauri's Origins Could Mean Its Exoplanet Really Is Habitable

Astronomers have strong evidence that suggests the nearby star likely formed with Alpha Centauri, a possibility that could have serious implications …

Astronomy

Voyager Probes Are Still Making Amazing Discoveries

In August 2012, Voyager 1 went where no human-made object has gone before: it crossed the “heliopause,” the outermost edge of the Sun’s heliosphere, …

America Needs a New Moon Mission

The lunar surface has never been more interesting.<p>Fifty years ago, the U.S. had the moon to itself. Starting in 1969, when the first of six Apollo missions touched down, it seemed likely that American astronauts would make a long-term home on the lunar surface. Instead, the U.S. sent its last …

Space Exploration

Six more radio signals from deep space deepen mystery: Are we being hailed by intelligent beings?

A total of 17 such radio signals -- called fast radio bursts (FRBs) -- have been received from this location in space since their discovery in …