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Space.com

How do scientists know there's a mysterious substance called "dark matter" that dominates our universe? An astrophysicist explains.

08/25/2017

Space.com

Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, will make a special appearance on the children's show "Miles From Tomorrowland" on Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. EDT and PDT.

08/25/2017

Space.com

In case you didn't notice, people were really into the Great American Solar Eclipse. I mean, really into it. Just take it from NASA.

08/25/2017

Space.com

Future astronauts could turn their pee and breath into nutrients and raw materials for 3D printers with the help of some industrious microbes, new research suggests.

08/25/2017

Observing - Sky & Telescope

Look low in the west in twilight for the waxing crescent Moon. It forms a triangle with Jupiter and Spica below it. The post This Week’s Sky at a Glance, August 25 – September 2 appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

08/25/2017

Space.com

The Foo Fighters' latest song draws from the cosmos for inspiration, and the band's new mobile constellation viewer brings the stars directly to its listeners.

08/25/2017

Space.com

Friday evening, the moon will have another — admittedly far less exciting, but still interesting — encounter with a bright star, along with a bright planet.

08/25/2017

Space.com

As the coast of Texas prepares to be pummeled by the fast-approaching Hurricane Harvey, NASA satellites and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are keeping an eye on the potentially life-threatening storm.

08/25/2017

Space.com

While a long, narrow swath of the United States was treated to a total solar eclipse on Monday (Aug. 21), several different spacecraft captured views of a partially blocked sun.

08/25/2017

Astrobiology

We use a statistical model to investigate the detectability (defined by the requirement that they are in causal contact with us) of communicating civilizations within a volume of the universe surrounding our location....

08/25/2017