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Amateur Astronomer Captures a Surprising Flash On Jupiter With Video

Astrophotography is a time-consuming but rewarding hobby. The long and arduous process of capturing amazing stellar images isn’t as simple as just …

11 years ago

Doctor Who Recap: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

Dinosaurs with a dash of foreshadowing.

11 years ago

New Research Throws Wet Mars Theory Into Doubt

When the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied vast clay deposits on the surface of Mars, it was a major discovery supporting …

11 years ago

Funny NASA Mission Posters

I imagine being an astronaut is a high-stress occupation. Despite being quite literally a dream job for many at NASA, …

11 years ago

Let Walt Whitman Inspire You To Explore Space With Poetry And Dubstep

The thing everyone has been waiting for has finally happened; someone finally put a Walt Whitman poem to dubstep. Only …

11 years ago

Could One Of Neptune’s Moons Be Hiding A Subsurface Ocean?

Mankind’s exploration of space has revealed lots of interesting discoveries over the years about the composition of our solar system …

11 years ago

SETI Gets A Helping Hand From A New Space Start-Up

These days, it seems like its easier to find alien planets hundreds of lightyears away than to get funding for …

11 years ago

Mysterious Moon Bubbles Could Hold The Key To Radiation Shielding On Spacecraft

Mankind may have walked on it, zoomed around it, and thrown satellites into its surface, but the moon still has …

11 years ago

Russian Company Designing A Space Plane For Tourists

Russia was the first country to “officially” get into the space tourism business, and has given quite a few billionaires their dream …

12 years ago

Dawn Probe Finishes Up At Vesta And Is Off To Study A Dwarf Planet

The Dawn space probe is about to claim a first in solar system exploration. After spending over a year studying …

12 years ago

Astronomers Find A Young Star With A Sweet Tooth

Astronomers have made the sweetest discovery of all time. It’s not a new nebula shaped like a candy cane or …

12 years ago

The Romney Campaign Releases Their Platform For Space

One of the biggest problems for NASA as a government agency is that their focus on human spaceflight seemingly changes …

12 years ago

China Joins The Race To Find Earth-Like Planets

If you’ve heard a politician or any of the old space establishment talk about America’s place in spaceflight, then you’ve probably heard …

12 years ago

Help Build A Space Elevator On The Moon

The Liftport Group is a company that has a pretty monumental task ahead of it. Grown out of a NASA …

12 years ago

A Goodbye To Neil Armstrong, The Most Important Man Who Ever Lived

He wasn’t just the guy who happened to be first out of the airlock.

12 years ago

Betelgeuse Looks Like A Star On The Verge Of Exploding

If you’ve ever had an interest in astronomy, then you’ve probably seen an artist’s interpretation of a red supergiant star …

12 years ago

Singer Sarah Brightman May Be Russia’s Next Space Tourist

Way back in 2001, Russia found out the best way to irritate management at NASA was to sell seats aboard …

12 years ago

Mysterious Geological Structure Photographed From The ISS

There’s something strange lurking in the depths of the Sahara desert. Dubbed the Richat structure (or the far-cooler nickname, “The …

12 years ago

California Governor Declares Today Space Day

Space is big news over the last couple of years. Virgin Galactic is on the cusp of offering up “affordable” …

12 years ago

Yo-Yos Are More Fun In Space

Pretty much everything is better when you add “in space” to it. It’s like the old “in my pants” game, …

12 years ago

This Is How The World Ends: Astronomers Spot An Aging Star Devouring A Planet

Five billion years from now, after our sun exhausts its nuclear fuel and starts to expand into a red giant, …

12 years ago

Enter The Phoenix: This Massive Galaxy Cluster Is A Record Breaker

The Chandra X-ray Observatory finds one for the cosmic record books. Located 5.7 billion light years from Earth, the Phoenix …

12 years ago

Hubble Spots A Cosmic Collision

Chalk another one up in the “things we thought we knew” column. Deep inside the Tarantula Nebula, what has long …

12 years ago

Worlds Puts Kepler’s Discoveries Into Perspective

If you’re into space and astronomy, then right now is an amazing time to be alive. So many huge discoveries …

12 years ago

Fly Through The Universe In The Largest 3D Map Ever Made

Ever want to fly through the universe in your own starship seeing all of the wonders of creation in a …

12 years ago

Watch ISS Astronauts Play With Water In Zero Gravity

The astronauts inhabiting the International Space Station at any given time are working on all manner of scientific experiments that …

12 years ago

Scale Model Of The Solar System Will Make You Feel Tiny

Douglas Adams once wrote, “Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, …

12 years ago

New European Satellite Finds A Planet Green With Life

Are you tired of the rocky red vistas of Mars already? Well, that was quick, but never fear: here is …

12 years ago

Astronomers Discover A New Hiccupping Star

Astronomers have newly discovered a small “hiccupping” or spinning star in the vacuum of space. They are calling this discovery …

12 years ago

Alien Life May Be Found Orbiting Saturn

Forget the harsh conditions of Mars and Jupiter’s frigid moons; the latest front-runner as a possible place to find alien …

12 years ago