Space

More Stories in Space

  1. Space

    Let’s learn about surviving a trip to Mars

    Getting to and surviving on the Red Planet will take lots of innovation.

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  2. Science & Society

    Some scientists want serious research into UFOs. Here’s why

    Science grapples with unknown phenomena all the time. Investigating “unidentified flying objects” shouldn't be different, researchers say.

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  3. Space

    A massive rogue roaming our galaxy may be a black hole

    Alternatively, this unseen wanderer might be a hefty neutron star. Whatever it is, its gravity caused starlight to be warped — and that gave it away.

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  4. Planets

    Noises sound totally different on Mars than on Earth. Here’s why

    The Perseverance rover recorded the sound of laser pulses on Mars. Scientists used those recordings to determine the Martian speeds of sound.

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  5. Space

    Ancient volcanoes may have left ice at the moon’s poles

    Volcanic eruptions billions of years ago may have produced several temporary atmospheres on the moon that held water vapor.

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  6. Planets

    The InSight lander has caught a large ‘earthquake’ on Mars

    This magnitude 5 quake is offering scientists a peek at what’s going on beneath the Martian surface.

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  7. Space

    The first plants ever grown in moon dirt have sprouted

    This tiny garden shows farming on the moon may be difficult, although not impossible.

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  8. Space

    Behold: The biggest known comet in our solar system

    This “dirty snowball” in space is about twice as wide as Rhode Island and darker than coal.

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  9. Physics

    A new clock shows how gravity warps time — even over tiny distances

    This clock measured how gravity changes the passage of time in different places — even spots just one millimeter apart.

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