Citizen Scientists Help Spot a Potentially Habitable Planet Nearly Twice the Size of Earth
K2-288Bb is located 226 light years away.
Scientists Discover ‘Super-Earth’ That’s Only Six Light Years Away
Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.
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Scientists Finally Prove Uranus Smells Like Farts
Based off a hypothesis originally introduced by every annoying third grader ever.
These Alien Diamonds Belonged to a Lost Mars-Sized World
Earth survived the solar system’s tumultuous infancy more or less intact. Other planets were not so lucky.
What you need to know about TESS, NASA’s new planet-spotting satellite
NASA will launch launch a satellite into space on Monday that'll be better than any other at finding Earth-like planets.
This String Artist Wants to Take You to Outer Space
Meet the Polish artist who uses strings to dive into the depths of outer space.
A US Satellite Took These Beautiful Black-and-White Photographs of Mars
Space lovers rejoice with ‘This Is Mars’ photo book.
Inside Italy’s Thriving Market for Earthquake Pseudoscience
Legitimate fears of deadly earthquakes are fueling a cottage industry of bogus detectors and predictors.
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If We Colonize a Neighboring Solar System, Thank Guillem Anglada-Escudé
The man who discovered Proxima Centauri b says he was inspired by sci-fi to search for other worlds for humans to colonize.
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Ellen Stofan Left NASA But She’s Still Trying to Push Humanity Forward
NASA's former chief scientist says when it comes to getting more women in science and tech, the progress is "too slow, I won’t lie to you."
Here’s Our First View of TRAPPIST-1, the Alien Solar System With Earth-Sized Planets
Super pixellated, but still amazing.
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