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Scientists have FINALLY worked out where mysterious alien asteroid Oumuamua came from

At the end of last year, an interstellar asteroid called Oumuamua flew through our solar system sparking fears that it was an alien spaceship.<p>Now, a …

Physicists Have Confirmed a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, And It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever

Noooooo.<p>Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it's not symmetrical challenges the fundamental …

The moon is about to do something it hasn't done in more than 150 years

Call it whatever you like—a blue red moon, a purple moon, a blood moon—but the moon will be a special sight on Jan. 31.

Moon

The First Supermoon of 2018 Will Appear on New Year's Day - And It's Even More Special

Wolf moon.<p>On January 1 - New Year's Day - we'll see the first supermoon of 2018.<p>Different cultures around the world have given various names to each …

Astronomy

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

New England

Something very weird is happening on Saturn’s moon Titan

Thanks to the efforts of NASA and its incredibly reliable Cassini spacecraft, we now know more about Saturn and its moons than ever before, but it …

Mystery of Pluto's Super-Cold Weather Solved

The more we learn about Pluto, the more interesting the little world becomes.<p>Hydrocarbon particles in Pluto's atmosphere are responsible for the …

What is the Temperature of Mars?

Mars is a harsh, cold world. It is much colder than Earth; but then, it is also farther from the sun. The small, barren planet also has a thin …

Climate Change

What's Next for NASA's Orion Spaceship After Historic 1st Flight?

NASA's Orion capsule has come back down to Earth after its first-ever test flight, and the spacecraft will remain on terra firma for a while.<p>Orion …

What’s Ahead for Rosetta - 'Finding a Landing Strip' on Bizarre Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Where would you land here?<br>Newly released NAVCAM image taken by Rosetta on 5 August 2014 from a distance of about 145 km from comet …

Space

NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.<p>They say big things come in little packages. That may never be more true than with what astronomers have just discovered: A "monster" black hole hiding inside one of the …

Universe

Scientists turn to Pope Francis and world’s religions to save the planet

Environment

Massive 'Hot Jupiter' Aging Its Parent Star | Video

SpaceX Dragon Flying Mice in Space & More for NASA (Infographic)

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) has teamed up with Cobra Puma Golf, a sports accessory firm, on experiments for the …

Space Exploration

Pre-dawn SpaceX Launch on Saturday Visible Along US East Coast

People in the eastern United States have an opportunity, weather permitting, to see SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule launch on a cargo mission to the …

Space Exploration

Boeing's NASA-Funded Space Taxi Saves A Seat For Tourists

And it can be yours -- for a small fee<p>When I first heard about NASA’s new partnership with Boeing and SpaceX, I went through a range of emotions. Hooray, I thought initially, we are finally getting back into space on American-made vehicles. Go U.S.A.!<p>Of course, it wasn’t long before reality sank …