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Oh My God, Look at Saturn's North Pole [Updated]

Recently, Gizmodo space writer Rae Paoletta called Saturn “the golden retriever of the solar system,” and I’m not here to dispute that …

NJ Night Sky: Another Jupiter close-up

NASA's Juno spacecraft made its fifth close flyby of Jupiter on Monday morning. It came within 2,600 miles of the cloud tops. A few new images were …

Spacecraft

Asteroid close encounter on April 2

The near-Earth asteroid 2017 FU102 has a very close, but safe, encounter with Earth on April 2, 2017, sweeping to within just over half the moon’s …

Ringo Is a Beatle, Hawaii Is a State—Why Isn’t Pluto a Planet?

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—More than a decade after the International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted to officially reclassify Pluto as a "dwarf planet," …

In Full Bloom: Astrophotographer Snaps Stunning Rosette Nebula Photo

April flowers shine in space in this stunning image of the Rosette Nebula.<p>Astrophotographer Miguel Claro took this image from the Dark Sky Reserve …

Scientists Discover A White Dwarf Orbiting Black Hole

A breakthrough has been made as scientists discover a tiny star in a binary system located around 14,800 light years away. The globular cluster is …

Universe

Mysterious bursts of energy do come from outer space

Fast Radio Bursts present one of modern astronomy's greatest mysteries: what or who in the Universe is transmitting short bursts of radio energy …

What Does A Black Hole Look Like? Event Horizon Telescope May Soon Image The Boundary Of No Return

Black holes are perhaps the most mysterious class of objects in the known universe. Part of the enigma stems from the fact that despite overwhelming …

We're there! Renewables now cheapest unsubsidized electricity in U.S.

Over the past few years, the cost of electricity generation from renewable-energy sources has decreased dramatically.<p>So much so, that renewable …

Renewable Energy

What Christmas was like in downtown L.A. in 1954

When I was a child, the greatest joy of Christmas was shopping in downtown Los Angeles. People from all over the city came to purchase gifts and enjoy the spectacular window displays.<p>This Christmas memory comes from 1954, when my family lived near the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Georgia …

Los Angeles

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus officially announced: what you need to know

Over the past few years, Samsung has put a much larger focus on smartphone design and software. Thinking back to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, both of Samsung’s 2015 flagships offered up a premium design and impressive feature set over the ill-conceived Galaxy S5.<p>Samsung Galaxy S7 review<br>• Samsung Galaxy …

Phones

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete

How many decades will it take to make up for the price differential between this and a standard roof?

Consumers Pay Because Regulators Allow Natural Gas Use at This Solar Plant

Consumers are getting burned by a taxpayer-subsidized solar power plant in California’s Mojave Desert.<p>An immensely wealthy consortium owns the plant. …

Natural Gas

Global Warming Will Make It Nearly Impossible to Hold the Summer Olympics

Olympic organizers have made climate change a central theme at the current games—and for good reason. A sobering new study shows that by the 2084 …

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