Space

  1. Planets

    Mercury unveiled

    A new mission to Mercury is revealing surprising, never-before-seen details about the innermost planet.

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  2. Space

    A whole lot of nothing

    Scientists have discovered a huge expanse of nothingness in outer space.

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  3. Space

    Average galaxies

    Small, faint, and sluggish, a newly discovered collection of galaxies is helping explain how larger galaxies came to be.

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  4. Space

    Light night, dark stars

    Light pollution causes problems for astronomers, migrating animals, and stargazers.

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  5. Planets

    Venus unveiled

    A recent mission to Venus has revealed new information about that planet's watery past.

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  6. Space

    Comet Flare

    A long-dim comet suddenly grew particularly bright last month.

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  7. Space

    High-Energy Discovery

    Scientists have traced the most energetic particles in the universe to their source: giant black holes.

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  8. Space

    Monster Black Holes

    Scientists have discovered black holes that are far more massive than they had thought possible.

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  9. Space

    Sun Got Your Tail?

    Solar storms can tear the tail right off a comet.

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  10. Planets

    Wet or Not?

    New evidence lowers the chances of finding water on Mars.

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  11. Planets

    Planet Survivor

    Scientists have discovered a planet outside our solar system that survived the rapid growth of its parent star.

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  12. Space

    What Comets Are Made Of

    Astronomers are learning a lot from watching a comet break into pieces.

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