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January 4, 2017
An artist's conception shows the Lucy spacecraft flying by the Trojan Eurybates, one of the six Trojan asteroids to be studied. At right the Psyche orbiter will map the massive asteroid belt object 16 Psyche. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of SwRI and SSL/Peter Rubin.
NASA's newest missions will explore the solar system's asteroids
January 4, 2017 - 3:56pm
A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. MUST CREDIT: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC.
Mysterious radio burst came from a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away, astronomers discover
January 4, 2017 - 12:57pm
December 27, 2016
Mike Gaffey, professor of Space Studies poses for a portrait in his office in Grand Forks, ND on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. (Joshua Komer / Grand Forks Herald)
Earth is likely safe for now from asteroids - probably
December 27, 2016 - 8:13am
December 20, 2016
WOSTER: Russia: The same old bully
December 20, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 9, 2016
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
December 9, 2016 - 5:10pm
October 11, 2016
Dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks on Mars inferred to have been formed by contemporary flowing water are seen in an image produced by NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the University of Arizona. Scientists have found the first evidence that briny water may flow on the surface of Mars during the planet's summer months, a paper published on Monday showed. (NASA/JPL/University of Arizona/Handout)
America will take the giant leap to Mars, Obama says
October 11, 2016 - 9:05am
September 1, 2016
Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
September 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
August 24, 2016
Artist's impression of the planet orbiting Proxima Centauri. MUST CREDIT: ESO, G. Coleman.
Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor
August 24, 2016 - 3:47pm
July 21, 2015
OPINION: Finding the final frontier
July 21, 2015 - 5:39pm
August 12, 2014
OPINION: Extreme space weather could leave United States in dark
August 12, 2014 - 9:10am
September 5, 2013
NASA aiming for moon again, this time from Virginia
September 5, 2013 - 7:50pm
August 20, 2013
This image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows the center of our Galaxy, with a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* (Sgr A* for short) in the center. Using intermittent observations over several years, Chandra has detected X-ray flares about once a day from Sgr A*. (NASA image)
Why is our black hole such a picky eater?
August 20, 2013 - 8:23am
August 18, 2013
Voyager left solar system last year, new research shows
August 18, 2013 - 3:15pm
May 30, 2013
USGS taking over satellite mission from NASA
May 30, 2013 - 7:57am
March 21, 2013
This image captured Monday by the Landsat 8 shows what Colorado's Front Range would look like to the human eye from space. (NASA image)
NASA, USGS release first Landsat 8 images
March 21, 2013 - 1:55pm