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Breaking limits in science and life

Breaking limits in science and life

A woman astronomer’s 20-year quest to find 100 Earth-like planets is within reach

By | Posted January 18, 2017

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

I Just Need Some Spacetime — Separating Twins with Special Relativity

The twin paradox shows how approaching the speed of light alters both time and space

By | Posted January 11, 2017

Preparations begin for the Great American Solar Eclipse

Preparations begin for the Great American Solar Eclipse

Get the most out of next year’s once-in-a-lifetime experience

By | Posted November 30, 2016

World’s largest space telescope completed

World’s largest space telescope completed

Webb will unveil cosmic wonders we’ve never seen before

By | Posted November 16, 2016

Don’t blame it on tonight’s super-supermoon

Don’t blame it on tonight’s super-supermoon

The real risk is for pseudoscience, not mood swings or tsunamis

By | Posted November 14, 2016

How did Stephen Hawking get so famous?

How did Stephen Hawking get so famous?

An explanation of the theory that sparked the physicist’s career

By | Posted March 16, 2016

Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Astronomer uses stellar forensics to understand giant explosions in space

By | Posted February 19, 2016

Tabby’s mystery

Tabby’s mystery

Something 20 times Jupiter’s size may be orbiting a nearby star

By | Posted January 11, 2016

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

Debunking doomsday at CERN, again

The science behind responding to apocalyptic predictions

By | Posted January 1, 2016

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Size doesn’t always matter in space

Mysterious “pebbles” in comets revolutionize planetary theory

By | Posted December 3, 2015

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