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When and Where to Watch This Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse

Late on Sunday evening, September 27, the Earth will slide precisely between the sun and the moon, throwing the satellite into a rusty red shadow. …

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Sunday’s rare supermoon eclipse: What you need to know

Stargazers are in for a treat Sunday when a supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse for the first time since 1982.<p>The supermoon eclipse will last 1 hour and 11 minutes, and will be visible to North and South America, Europe, Africa, and parts of West Asia and the eastern Pacific, according to NASA. …

Ex-Nasa scientist William Borucki: We are alone in our galaxy

It is most likely that we are the only living beings in our galaxy, according to an esteemed former Nasa scientist. William Borucki, who played a …

9 tripped-out sci-fi technologies in 'The Martian' that NASA really uses

The movie is based on the best-selling recent novel by Andy Wier and explores the story of Mark Watney, a man marooned on Mars, and his struggle to survive.<p>While the premise is science fiction, much of the NASA equipment and technology featured in the film is scientifically accurate.<p>Here's a …

NASA releases stunning image of a supernova's remnants

NASA has released a stunning image of the remnants of a supernova taken by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The image reveals a small section of the expanding remains of a massive star that exploded about 8,000 years ago, according to the space agency. “Called the Veil Nebula, the debris is one …

Latest Pluto image is most amazing yet

From NASA's New Horizons Image Gallery, this is described as a "high-resolution enhanced color view" of the distant world.<p>Getting to see Pluto …

New photos from Pluto 'astonish' NASA scientists

Pluto is the gift that keeps on giving as more photos from the distant dwarf planet continue to roll in from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.<p>The first hi-res color shot of the planet, a strange image of Pluto's rippled, "snakeskin" surface and a close-up of a couple of ice mountains were issued …

A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday

Get ready. A very special, very rare moon is rising this weekend.<p>On Sunday, the full moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit …

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Astronaut Snaps Photo of an Airplane from the ISS

Every day, NASA releases a photograph from their collection that allows us to admire the great blue and green planet we call Earth. Recently, the …

Nasa to hold Mars conference: Space agency claims to have 'mystery solved'

Nasa caused a stir on 24 September by saying that it will announce a "major science finding from the agency's ongoing exploration of Mars" at a news …

The Milky Way’s missing mass has been partially found

Galaxies are composed largely of dark matter. Most of it has gone undiscovered by scientists — until now<p>Giant galaxies such as the Milky Way and Andromeda consist mostly of exotic dark matter. But even our galaxy's ordinary material presents a puzzle since most of it is missing and remains …

Watch the supermoon lunar eclipse live

<b>Why you won’t want to miss Sunday’s supermoon eclipse</b><p>On Sunday, if the skies are clear, you’ll have the chance to glimpse a rare event in the night …

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …