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A new theory challenges everything astronomers thought they knew about how the Moon was created

Yet new research from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has put forward a theory that the Moon may have actually formed from a series of large impacts, rather than just one.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, explains why the Moon appears to be made mostly from …

Astronomy

China: We will be on Mars by 2020

Mr.Timmi, Shutterstock<p>China: We will be on Mars by 2020<p>By | Posted Dec 28th, 2016 @ 9:41am<p>BEIJING, China (CNN) — China is aiming to own the race for …

Salt Lake City

Where to Land on Mars: NASA Makes Progress in Quest for 2020 Rover Site

While it's always difficult to choose just one best landing site on Mars, NASA officials say they have made progress on picking a location for the …

Geophysics

New Method Could Aid Search for Life on Alien Worlds

A newly proposed technique could make it possible to search for life on alien planets much sooner than scientists had expected.<p>Earlier this year, …

Universe

5 scientific myths you probably believe about the Universe

How a little knowledge can bring about some huge misconceptions… and how to fix it.<p><i>“Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his</i> …

The Way We Protect Ourselves From an Exploding Star Could Help Us Find Aliens

Two birds, one stone.<p>Eventually, stars die - not with a whimper, but with a bang. When they do, there’s the potential that any nearby planets could …

Scientists say radio signals from deep space could be aliens

Scientists may have found proof that E.T. really is phoning home — in the form of powerful radio signals, which have been detected repeatedly in the …