The sun is flipping out. Magnetically, that is. Every 11...
In the ongoing debate over whether Voyager 1 has actually...
The best meteor show of the year is here, and it promises...
August is upon us, and the fireballs have already started....
  Exactly 44 years ago, on July 20, 1969, the human race...
The sight of Mother Earth hanging out there all exposed and...
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Astronomy

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3/7/12
The sun has unleashed a solar flare of the magnitude that glanced off Earth’s northern magnetic pole in late January, NASA scientists say—only this one is headed straight toward us...
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3/3/12
Well, it's the warrior planet, so it won't get too, too friendly...
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2/29/12
It’s Leap Year Day, February 29, giving some people an elusive birthday and others the chance to ask their beau for a ring...
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2/28/12
It took 25,000 supercomputer processors and 11 days to calculate the motions of 180 billion simulated electromagnetic particles in space...
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2/25/12
It has been hard to miss: All week we’ve seen Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest objects in the sky this week, edge closer and closer together...
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2/23/12
Alaska residents in the mainly Native town of Venetie have been offered $1,200 for information leading to a piece of fallen rocket and $500 for nose cones, doors, payloads and othe...
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2/22/12
It’s a soupy, steamy sauna, smaller than Uranus but bigger than Mother Earth...
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2/19/12
They gyrate like ghostly belly dancers, wisps of plasma interweaving above them...
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2/18/12
The three brightest lights in the sky are not stars, but planets—Mother Earth’s very own satellite, the moon, plus Venus and Jupiter—and over the next week they will converge on on...
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2/16/12
More than 7,500 years ago Eta Carinae, one of the Milky Way’s most massive stars, belched 20 times the sun’s mass in what has come to be known as the Great Eruption...

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