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From dust devils and craters on the Martian surface to spots on the Sun, we’re taking a look at everything new and exciting in space science and exploration this week.
Everything you need to know about two missions en route to Mars and another gearing up for launch, plus the rest of the week’s space news.
Dive into Mars mania and catch up on this week’s space exploration updates.
A group of researchers, backed by NASA funding, wants to use solar sails and the Sun's gravity to capture an image of an exoplanet so sharp we can see continents, oceans, and clouds.
Mark Marley explains what planetary scientists mean when they say the word
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest images highlighting some hidden gems.
A GREAT QUEST is underway to discover Earthsize worlds in their stars’ habitable zones. Along the way, astronomers have been surprised to learn that the most typical size of planet in our galaxy is one with no counterpart in our own solar system.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares of his latest views of our universe.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest galactic treasures.
NASA's Kepler space telescope helped us find our place in the cosmos.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his most recent images of our amazing and beautiful universe.
NASA and the National Science Foundation are teaming up to observe exoplanets discovered by Kepler and TESS.
One year ago, Franck Marchis wrote an article about the remarkable discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 system. Here's an update.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares of his latest work.
Early Earth's atmosphere wasn't a place for humans. Yet the planet had microbial life—something we should keep in mind for exoplanets.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block brings us stunning images of beautifully chaotic scenes across the universe.
And it's only 11 light-years away.
Starshade is a proposed flower-shaped spacecraft that can create an artificial eclipse, allowing space telescopes to spot planets orbiting distant stars.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block brings us more of his stunning images of the universe—this time of cosmic dances through space.
Scientists have found seven, Earth-size planets orbiting a star just 40 light years away. Three lie in the habitable zone and could have water on their surfaces.
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