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An Asteroid The Size of a Basketball Court Will Approach Earth This Week

Don't forget to wave!<p>A 30-metre asteroid is expected to zip past Earth some time between March 5 and 8, and while it’s an awesome reminder that yes, …

Asteroids

Mars moon landing planned before permanent base set up on red Planet for 3-year missions

NASANasa could be sending men to the (Martian) moon before landing on Mars itself<p>It released a "journey to Mars" plan, saying it was closer than ever …

These Are Some of the Most Ancient and Distant Galaxies Ever Discovered—And They're Glorious

It’s time to update your desktop wallpaper, folks. The Hubble Space Telescope has captured some of the most remarkable images ever seen of the …

Universe

Eris: The Dwarf Planet That is Pluto's Twin

Eris was one of the first "dwarf planets" to be discovered in the solar system. It is almost the same size as Pluto, and its discovery directly led …

NASA Study Shows Antarctic Gaining More Ice Than It Loses: Is It End Of Global Warming?

Close<p>NASA reported that the Antarctic's ice gain is greater than its loss, based on the study published in the <i>Journal of Glaciology</i> on Oct. 29. The …

Astronomers go to the ends of the Earth to see cosmic carbon

The carbon cycle is central to life on Earth. It describes how carbon flows between living organisms, and the ocean, atmosphere and rock of our …

See The Bizarre New Space Suits That Will Take Us To Mars

When Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov conducted the world’s first space walk in 1965, the mission nearly ended in catastrophe. After 12 minutes outside the Voskhod spacecraft, the vacuum of space had caused Leonov’s suit to inflate so much he couldn’t get through the air lock. He was forced to …

Life on Mars

I grew up in the age of Star Trek, Space 1999, and Star Wars. In fact, I'm told that the first thing I ever saw on TV, was man walking on the moon. I wasn't even a year old, but my parents held me up to the screen to watch things unfold in space. Way back in the days of MYSPACE, in my profile I …

Black Holes Set the Clock for Life on Earth

There is a chance – just a chance – that if black holes rule the universe, they could have "switched on" habitable planets, such as Earth, allowing …