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Pluto Has Methane-Covered Mountain Peaks

Even though the New Horizons probe zipped past Pluto last year, theres still a lot more to learn.  Over half the data the probe...

Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash is on a Collision Course With...

A hunk of man-made debris that was previously orbiting beyond the moon and it's on a collision course with our pale blue dot. READ MORE...

Chris Hadfield Sings ‘Danny Boy’ From Space

St. Patrick's Day happened yesterday, for those of us who can remember it.  We all celebrated the holiday by drinking green beer and singing. ...

10-year-old finds Supernova

A ten-year-old boy in Nova Scotia has become the youngest person to discover a supernova, trumping his sister’s record.  Talk about sibling rivalry. SEE ALSO:...

Thanks to Time Dilation, Earth’s Core is 2.5 Years Younger Than...

Now here’s some weird science for you. The Earth’s surface is actually 2.5 years older than its core. Meaning that the core of our planet...

1,284 NEW PLACES FOR OUR ALIEN OVERLORDS TO CALL HOME!

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Astronomers have discovered 1,284 more planets beyond our solar system, with nine possibly in orbits suitable for surface water...

10 Awesome Facts About Mars

The Red Planet.  It's our best contender for a second planet to colonize, and it has sparked the imagination, launched new industries and made...

The Best of 2013 // #91: The Tiniest Galaxy in the...

It goes like this:  Astronomers are able to measure how stars move.  The faster they move, the more massive they are.  Therefore, you can...

Best of 2012 // #13: Solar Fury

Back at the tail of summer, our very own Sun sent out a cloud of plasma.  At speeds of over 900 miles per second,...

Hubble’s Latest Capture of Globular Star Cluster NGC 1898

This glittering ball of stars is the globular cluster NGC 1898, which lies toward the center of the Large Magellanic Cloud — one of our...

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