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First interactive map of galaxy’s habitable planets

You might have wondered, looking up at the night sky, how many other beings are out there looking back at us. Help is at hand. Using data from NASA’s …

ITAP of the moon last night!

Creationists Stomp on Texas Textbook Science

Let me get this out of the way immediately: The Earth is more than 4 billion years old. Evolution is real and is the basis for all modern …

Behind the Webb: Webb's Shaping Up (Episode 20)

'Einstein's Planet': New Alien World Revealed by Relativity

Einstein's special relativity has proven more useful than ever, as scientists have now used it to discover an alien planet around another star.<p>The …

Universe

In Japan, Eight People With Two Laptops Launch A Telescope Into Orbit

The telescope will study the atmospheres of Venus, Mars and Jupiter.<p>A new low-cost, highly automated rocket from Japan's space agency launched Saturday with just eight crew members and two laptops on-site. Japan's previous launches required teams of 150.<p>The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency sent …

Sun Mysteriously Goes All Quiet Just When Its Activity Should Be Highest

Almost every measure of solar activity flatlined over the weekend. The event, though not unprecedented, is odd considering that our local star has …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

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Voyager 1 crosses fuzzy line into interstellar space

Spacecraft Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space, although exactly when it left the heliosphere is still up for debate.<p>“This is the first manmade …

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CDC warns of 'catastrophic' results of increased drug resistance

The US faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it does not act immediately to combat drug resistance which already kills an estimated 23,000 people a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Monday.<p>It is the first time the federal agency has estimated the death toll …

Natural Gas May Be Easier On Climate Than Coal, Despite Methane Leaks

From the standpoint of global warming, burning natural gas can be better than burning coal, a study published this week suggests.<p>This is a contentious issue among people who are opposed to the natural gas drilling practice known as fracking. That technique involves injecting water, sand and …

August guide to the bright planets

In August 2018, 4 planets arc across the evening sky. From west to east as night falls, these bright worlds are Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. Late …

Astronomy