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The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
Exoplanet science has moved from “stamp collecting” to the discovery of Earth-sized planets and unusual worlds.
JWST launches the first day of astronomy’s big meeting with news about science, technology, and galaxies!
The connection between disks and planet formation continues to expand as astronomers view them in new detail.
Mysterious emanations from the Moon may offer clues to Earth’s deep past.
A cosmic void is pushing us around!
Scientists are examining ridges on Mars to discover their diverse origins, and they need your help!
A micro satellite proves that big observations can come from small packages.
What caused a large extinction and rebirth of life?
How do you make big galaxies? Start with a bunch of small ones…
A San Francisco researcher is looking for life not so far away.
The stuff of asteroids is hiding on other asteroids!
Two distant stars may soon merge, creating a luminous red nova and possibly quite a show!
Moon samples from one of the Apollo missions in the 1970s date the Moon's formation farther back.