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Saturn’s Largest Moon Looks A Lot Like Earth, NASA Photos Reveal

Saturn’s Largest Moon Looks A Lot Like Earth, NASA Photos Reveal

And NASA data suggests that this unique moon might just be able to support life, too.
10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist

10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist

Stephen Hawking is well known for his work in theoretical physics. In honor of his 75th birthday, here are ten fun facts you might not know.
What We Loved This Week, Dec. 18 – 24

What We Loved This Week, Dec. 18 – 24

The year's best animal, space, and news photos as well as Russia's reindeer wranglers and some terrifying deep sea creatures.
More Than 100 Scientists Call For Need To Develop An Asteroid Deflection Plan

More Than 100 Scientists Call For Need To Develop An Asteroid Deflection Plan

Scientists want to destroy a binary asteroid system to study how to deflect an Earth-shattering asteroid.
Stephen Hawking Gives Human Race A Deadline For Species Survival

Stephen Hawking Gives Human Race A Deadline For Species Survival

There are more than 4,600 candidates planets with potential for human colonization, according to NASA.
Curiosity Rover Finds Weird Egg Rock On Mars

Curiosity Rover Finds Weird Egg Rock On Mars

The "Egg Rock" may have been born in an asteroid's molten core.
What The First Human Homes On Mars Might Look Like

What The First Human Homes On Mars Might Look Like

The walls will be ten feet thick to insulate against cosmic radiation, micrometeorites and below freezing outside temperatures.
Did Planet Nine Tilt The Solar System?

Did Planet Nine Tilt The Solar System?

Planet Nine may be responsible for tilting the entire plane of the solar system, according to a new study from the California Institute of Technology. “Planet Nine may have tilted the other planets over the lifetime of the solar system,” said Caltech’s Elizabeth Bailey, lead author on the study. “Because...
The U.S. Will Send Humans To Mars By 2030, Obama Says

The U.S. Will Send Humans To Mars By 2030, Obama Says

Barack Obama doesn't want to send Americans to the moon — he wants to send them to Mars.
Rare Black Moon Set To Rise This Friday

Rare Black Moon Set To Rise This Friday

There’s the full moon, the supermoon, the blue moon, the pink moon, the strawberry moon, the harvest moon, and far too many others to count. But none may be as compelling, or as ominous, as the black moon. And this rare moon, which only occurs once every 32 months, is...
21 Amazing Photos Of Earth Taken From Space

21 Amazing Photos Of Earth Taken From Space

Streaking auroras and erupting volcanoes are even more awe-inspiring from the depths of space.