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Space
5 Teams Aim for the Moon This Year—and the $20 Million Google Lunar XPrize
They have to beat the December 31, 2017 deadline.... READ ON
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Astronomers Find Seven "Earth-Like" Planets Orbiting a Cool Star
“It’s the first time we have seven planets in this temperate zone … that can be called terrestrial,” lead author Michaël Gillon said in a press briefing.... READ ON
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10 Weird Planetary Phenomena Discovered by Amateur Astronomers
Some seriously stellar discoveries have been made by at-home stargazers.... READ ON
Space
Look Up! It's the Snow Moon Lunar Eclipse Comet Spectacular
A trifecta of celestial entertainment arrives tomorrow night.... READ ON
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Hubble Captures Incredible View of Galaxy-Sized Maser
Imagine a galactic-scale laser shooting a beam of microwaves across space.... READ ON
Space
Look Up! Venus Will Be Bright and a Little Strange Tonight
Get your telescope.... READ ON
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Look Up! The Ursid Meteor Shower Is an Early Holiday Present
The Ursids peak in the early morning hours of December 22, after midnight through dawn.... READ ON
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Look Up Again! The Final Supermoon of 2016 Rises Tonight
Good news: the supermoon will be bright! The bad news: it brightness will dampen your view of the Geminid meteor shower.... READ ON
Space
Flip Through the Solar System With a 360° Earth and Moon Book
With 'Earth and the Moon' by Yusuke Oono, you can flip through space.... READ ON
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Look Up Tonight! Here's How to Find the Beehive in Space
Are you in? You’re going to need a pair of binoculars.... READ ON
Space
Scientists Seek Your Help to Photograph Another Sun's "Pale Blue Dot"
Project Blue is an effort by a group of scientists, engineers, and space organizations to launch a small telescope into space with the singular goal of directly imaging in visible light (i.e. the light we see with our own eyes) an Earth-like planet.... READ ON
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Look Up Tonight! The Super Beaver Moon Is Here
Yes, you heard us right.... READ ON
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Look Up Tonight! The Constellation Taurus Brings Fireballs to the Skies
Just before midnight, head outside.... READ ON
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A Spectacular Supermoon Is on the Way
The full moon will appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than usual on the night of November 14.... READ ON
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Have We Detected Hundreds of Signals From Extraterrestrial Life?
The astronomical community is reacting with measured skepticism to a new paper making bold claims.... READ ON
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We're Closing in on Discovering Planet 9 From Outer Space
If it's out there, it could be as big as Neptune.... READ ON

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