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Researchers and policymakers are ramping up efforts to detect and deflect asteroids.
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Has life ever existed on Mars? Or anywhere beyond Earth? Answering that question is one of the most profound scientific inquiries of our time.
US space agency recruits four women among its eight new candidates, the highest percentage yet selected
Controllers sever all communications with Europe's billion-euro Herschel space telescope, formally bringing to a close the observation phase of the mission.
After over 40 years of secrecy, the real cause of death of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, has been made public.
Europe's 20-tonne freighter, the Albert Einstein ATV, docks with the International Space Station high over the Pacific Ocean.
Future explorers on Mars will have to deal with high concentrations of the toxic chemical perchlorate.
Arrivati in perfetto orario e ottima forma i tre astronauti cinesi partiti martedì mattina con il razzo Lunga Marcia 2f , Shenzou 10.
The central region of the Andromeda galaxy is chock-full of black holes, according to extensive observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Continue reading →
Dazzling photographs of the cosmos at National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, skirt between spheres of science and art
It's possible that not a single known object meets the current criteria, one researcher says.
A model of Curiosity is the latest of the many Lego space kits: it was demanded by thousands of space fans and designed by an engineer from the real Mars
Europe's plans to explore Mars with a satellite in 2016 and a rover in 2018 take a big step forward with the signing of new industrial contracts.
A normally dull star in Ursa Major gave off an incredible flare.
Lei, nei giorni scorsi, ha detto che vorrebbe tanto andare a morire su Marte, come egualmente ha affermato Buzz Aldrin, l'astronauta americano che ha posato il piede sulla Luna per secondo
Assembly of James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror backplane support structure, is a step closer to completion with the recent addition of the backplane support frame.
Ten months after her breathtaking touchdown on the Red Planet, NASA’s Curiosity rover is nearly set to embark on an epic drive like no other in space hi
Even by celestial standards, the span between a newly found suspected baby planet and its host star is astronomical. Continue reading →
So long, and thanks for all the facts THE Kepler telescope was launched into space in 2009 to look for extrasolar planets, those that circle stars other than the...
Mars' linear gullies may be caused by CO2 chunks breaking off layer of seasonal frost and surfing down slopes in spring