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space

January 15, 2019

Science is likely a long way from discovering life beyond Earth, but a decades-old equation can help us think about how to look — or possibly lead us astray

December 3, 2018

A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel

November 29, 2018

Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time

June 15, 2018

One astronomer thinks failed stars will help us understand the origins of celestial objects

April 23, 2018

Saturn orbiter Cassini traveled nearly 5 billion miles on less than four tons of fuel

March 7, 2018

In many ways, these little microbes are better prepared for space travel than we are

February 26, 2018

Here’s how it affects you (and how we study it)

October 23, 2017

Social media made us love—and mourn—a space robot

October 16, 2017

Enthusiasm to send people to Mars may dampen knowing the health risks of exposure to space radiation — something we still don’t know how to fix

January 18, 2017

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

January 11, 2017

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

December 14, 2016

Space hibernation could make long-haul space travel cheaper and safer

December 14, 2016

We know it’s out there, but experts don’t know what makes up the invisible dark matter that accounts for most of our universe.

November 16, 2016

Webb will unveil cosmic wonders we’ve never seen before

November 14, 2016

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

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