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2 hrs ago | Deseret News
These are some of the most regularly confirmed, noncontroversial findings of modern science.
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3 hrs ago | Space.com
The moon rises with the brilliant glow of earthshine over a citadel along the Arno River in Pisa, Italy in these beautiful images recently sent to Space.com.
7 hrs ago | National Geographic
A supernova that exploded in 2010 and that appeared to burn much brighter than a normal star explosion is explained by the presence of a giant cosmic magnifying lens, scientists announced Thursday.
11 hrs ago | The Planetary Society
The OSIRIS-REx mission has the unique challenge of visiting asteroid Bennu , characterizing it at global and local scales, then selecting the best site on the asteroid surface to acquire a sample for return to Earth.
15 hrs ago | Witney Gazette
It will collect radio signals from the furthest reaches of the universe - possibly even the first stars and galaxies formed.
Long before the term "citizen science" was coined, the field of astronomy has benefited from countless men and women who study the sky in their spare time.
The Cone Nebula , the Christmas Tree star cluster and the Fox Fur Nebula are located roughly 2700 light years in the constellation Monoceros.
"Between 2000 and 2013, 16 massive explosions over the earth, many over the oceans.
It may seem odd that a comprehensive understanding of the Milky Way's structure has so far eluded researchers.
In the last few years, a handful of scholars have begun to look more closely at Shakespeare's interest in the scientific discoveries of his time - asking what he knew, when he knew it, and how that knowledge might be reflected in his work.
About 1,800 Ball State University students take introductory astronomy courses each year, which is higher than the number taking such classes at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame combined.
After more than 48 years of introducing the wonders of the night skies and heavenly bodies to thousands of students and local residents, Santa Barbara City College Earth and Planetary Science Professor Fred Marschak is getting ready to pack up his telescopes, retire and move with his wife Nancy back to their home state of Pennsylvania.
What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems, discovered by a University of Washington student astronomer.
Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved, report authors of a scientific paper to be published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society in its early online edition on 22 April 2014.
Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone.
Explanation: It is bigger than a bread box. In fact, it is much bigger than all bread boxes put together.