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What do professional basketball players have in common with a Mars rover? Plus more news from the adventure of space exploration.
Astrophysicist Karl Battams tells us what we can learn by studying objects from outside our solar system.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest images highlighting some hidden gems.
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.
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 of the great things about space exploration is how it can shift your perspective. And you don't even need to leave home.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares of his latest work.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block brings us stunning images of beautifully chaotic scenes across the universe.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block brings us more of his stunning images of the universe—this time of cosmic dances through space.
Peter Rosén shares an amazing animation of Jupiter made from more than 1,000 images taken by 91 amateurs from around the world.
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his beautiful photos showcasing interstellar phenomena.
Damian Peach's marvelous Jupiter photography, endlessly rotating in GIF form.
NASA’s next big “flagship” astronomy mission, following the ambitious James Webb Space Telescope due to be launched in 2018, is currently known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)—but it's had a slew of different names.
Reporter Nadia Drake has been following the status of Arecibo very closely, and recently wrote two articles explaining what it means that the National Science Foundation has begun an environmental review process for the giant radio telescope.
It's a great time to go outdoors and look at planets. I have three glorious planetary portraits to share today, sent to me by amateur astronomer Jean-Luc Dauvergne.
Astrophotographer Adam Block shares his latest image, this time of a menacing spiral galaxy.
The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) telescope has discovered its first comet of 2016.
Adam Block brings us his first images processed in the new year, showcasing the beautiful interplay of light and dark.
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