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Part of ISON may have survived Nov 29, 2013
Spectacular new view of an ancient cluster Nov 27, 2013
Brightest gamma-ray burst ever seen Nov 23, 2013
Our oldest piece of Mars Nov 21, 2013
Still the world's fastest computer... Nov 19, 2013
Remembering the first lunar take-off Nov 17, 2013
Alien life may flourish on purple planets Nov 13, 2013
Asteroid springs comet-link tails Nov 9, 2013
India's Mars Orbiter Mission successfully launched Nov 5, 2013
Galaxy teeming with Earthlike planets, new study suggests Nov 4, 2013
Sun heading for deep minimum Nov 3, 2013
The Witch Head Nebula. Happy Halloween! Oct 31, 2013
Most sensitive dark matter detector draws a blank Oct 30, 2013
MAVEN launch remains on track despite shutdown Oct 29, 2013
The coldest known place in space Oct 28, 2013
Dream Chaser's first free flight ends in failure Oct 26, 2013
Exoplanet tally surpasses 1,0000 Oct 24, 2013
Long-sought pattern of ancient light detected Oct 22, 2013
An asteroid could hit the Earth in 2032 – but don't worry Oct 20, 2013
The star of stars is about to explode Oct 16, 2013
The diamond rain of Saturn Oct 15, 2013
A look inside the Toby Jug Oct 12, 2013
Dead star seen dining on icy asteroid Oct 11, 2013
How to find life as we don't know it Oct 10, 2013
Plastic ingredient found on Titan Oct 7, 2013
Great unsolved problems in science Oct 5, 2013
NASA paralyzed by federal funding dispute Oct 3, 2013
Spotting gravitons at the edge of the universe Oct 1, 2013
There's water in them thar Martian rocks Sep 28, 2013
How to escape from the Galaxy Sep 24, 2013
Rover failure to sniff methane cuts chances of finding Martian life Sep 21, 2013
Award-winning photo of the Milky Way Sep 19, 2013
The weird central bulge of our galaxy Sep 17, 2013
So how do we know Voyager 1 is in interstellar space? Sep 14, 2013
Voyager 1 in interstellar space Sep 12, 2013
Bizarre alignment of planetary nebulae Sep 11, 2013
Where did space and time come from? Sep 0, 2013
SpaceShipTwo breaks more records Sep 7, 2013
Giant space brains killed off by Higgs? Sep 5, 2013
Spacecraft to study the Moon's exosphere Sep 4, 2013
Did Earth have oceans when it was just 200 million years old? Sep 1, 2013
Deep-dwelling microbes live and divide incredibly slowly Aug 28, 2013
ALMA takes close look at drama of starbirth Aug 26, 2013
New images and animation released of future asteroid mission Aug 24, 2013
Ball lightning in the lab Aug 19, 2013
Magnetism curbs central black hole's appetite Aug 17, 2013
Remembering Hugo Gernsback Aug 16, 2013
Juno passes the halfway point to Jupiter Aug 13, 2013
Was Sputnik 1 beaten into space? Aug 11, 2013
Two very different gas clouds in the galaxy next door Aug 8, 2013
Mars probe arrives at Kennedy Space Center Aug 4, 2013
Layers of heavy metals found around distant dwarfs Aug 4, 2013
Apollo asteroid cited as source of big Russian meteor Aug 3, 2013
Plumes of Enceladus controlled by Saturn Aug 1, 2013
Could we, should we bring the mammoth back to life? Jul 31, 2013
How far away are the most distant human-made objects? Jul 30, 2013
Astronauts may deep sleep their way to Mars Jul 28, 2013
Comet ISON fizzes like a soda-pop Jul 26, 2013
Unraveling the mystery of centaurs Jul 26, 2013
Snow line imaged in exoplanetary system for the first time Jul 25, 2013
Rare decay is bad news for supersymmetry Jul 25, 2013
A new branch of the tree of life? Jul 22, 2013
Mars' monster mashup Jul 19, 2013
Boost for Skylon project Jul 17, 2013
Another moon for Neptune Jul 15, 2013
Monster star in the making Jul 13, 2013
IBEX provides first view of the Solar System's tail Jul 12, 2013
Russian meteor begins to give up its secrets Jul 12, 2013
Color this alien world blue Jul 11, 2013
Feeding galaxy caught in action Jul 10, 2013
Crowdfunded Arkyd space telescope reaches goal Jul 9, 2013
Lake Vostok may harbor complex life Jul 8, 2013
Mystery of fast radio bursts solved? Jul 6, 2013
The Higgs is one today Jul 4, 2013
Pluto's moons are named Jul 2, 2013
Death of COROT leaves no planet-hunters in space Jul 1, 2013
Blast from Russian meteor traveled twice round planet Jun 28, 2013
Should we keep on sterilizing Mars landers? Jun 28, 2013
Soyuz launches four satellites from French Guiana Jun 26, 2013
Trio of super-Earths in Gliese 667C habitable zone Jun 25, 2013
Of New Horizons and the Kuiper Belt Jun 25, 2013
Enter the entangled wormhole Jun 23, 2013
Most detailed view yet from Martian surface Jun 21, 2013
Oxygen-rich Mars? Jun 20, 2013
What will Dawn find at Ceres? Jun 19, 2013
RIP Herschel Jun 17, 2013
One of the puzzles of planet formation solved June 15, 2013
The black holes of Andromeda June 14, 2013
The galaxy that shouldn't exist June 13, 2013
The mystery of the moving boulder June 12, 2013
China launches manned mission to orbiting lab June 11, 2013
A brief history of spaceplanes June 10, 2013
>Opportunity finds rich clay deposit on Mars June 10, 2013
Mars rover will soon be moving on June 7, 2013
Invisibility 'time cloak' developed June 5, 2013
Comet ISON draws nearer June 5, 2013
Whatever happened to space colonies? Jun 3, 2013
Old riverbed confirmed on Mars Jun 3, 2013
Black hole fireworks expected at galactic center Jun 1, 2013
Radiation poses major threat to crewed Mars missions May 31, 2013
Dione starts to look a little more lively May 30, 2013
NASA to lease out historic launchpad May 29, 2013
The star of stars May 28, 2013
Closing in on dark matter May 27, 2013
The menace of space junk May 25, 2013
Long-distance Voyager May 25, 2013
Missions to the icy moons May 24, 2013
Astronomy at the high frontier May 23, 2013
The threat of big, giant brains recedes May 23, 2013
Secrets of the Magellanic Stream revealed May 22, 2013
Kepler's amazing planetary haul May 20, 2013
NASA to install quantum computer May 17, 2013
The end for Kepler? May 16, 2013
Neutrino astronomy is born May 16, 2013
50 years ago, the final Mercury launch took place May 15, 2013
Magnetar found at galactic center May 14, 2013
Safe return for Hadfield and his ISS expedition crewmembers May 14, 2013
Deadly pandemic steps closer May 13, 2013
Rock-polluted stars hint at Sun's future May 11, 2013
Remembering Richard Feynman May 11, 2013
Drill site no. 2 picked for Mars rover May 10, 2013
This day in 1900: birth of famed female astronomer Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin May 10, 2013
This day in 1946: first V-2 launch from White Sands May 10, 2013
Moon's water came from Earth May 10, 2013
Fireball over UK may have come from Halley's Comet May 9, 2013
Deadly dust on Mars may threaten future explorers May 9, 2013
Herschel sharpens view of galactic center May 8, 2013
NASA talks up propsects for manned Mars mission May 7, 2013
Fragments from the Tunguska explosion found? May 4, 2013
Chandra peers at spiral galaxy smash-up May 2, 2013
CERN closes in on antimatter secrets Apr 30, 2013
Suborbital passenger flights come a step closer Apr 29, 2013
A brief guide to general relativity Apr 29, 2013
Strange star pair tests Einstein's theory of gravity Apr 26, 2013
IceCube registers two super-energetic neutrinos Apr 26, 2013
Super-efficient star-making galaxy found Apr 24, 2013
First Antares launch goes well Apr 22, 2013
On this day in 1972, Apollo 16 was on the Moon Apr 22, 2013
Lonely galaxies may trace a dark matter filament yet Apr 20, 2013
Kepler spots most Earth-like exoplanets yet Apr 19, 2013
Early starburst challenges galaxy evolution theories Apr 18, 2013
Erupting blazar amazes astronomers Apr 17, 2013
Are we close to understanding dark matter? Apr 16, 2013
Final act of a Sunlike star Apr 15, 2013
Old Soviet space probe spotted on the surface of Mars Apr 12, 2013
52 years ago, humans became spacefaring Apr 12, 2013
NASA outlines plans to capture an asteroid Apr 11, 2013
Powerful new tool in the hunt for exoplanets Apr 9, 2013
Strange new worlds Apr 8, 2013
Planets, planets, everywhere ... Apr 6, 2013
Did life get an energy boost from meteorites? Apr 5, 2013
X-rays detected from young, solar-mass stars for the first time Apr 5, 2013
Spanish meteorite, owned by farmer, sells for $5.3 million Apr 3, 2013
ET breakthrough: first contact is junk mail Apr 1, 2013
Record-breaking trip to ISS Mar 31, 2013
New type of supernova discovered Mar 28, 2013
Moon and Vesta have more in common that suspected Mar 26, 2013
Biggest planet or smallest (failed) star? Mar 24, 2013
Fireball lights up East Coast sky Mar 23, 2013
Did a comet kill the dinosaurs? Mar 22, 2013
Opportunity and Curiosity find similar rocks on Mars Mar 21, 2013
Universe just got older and lost some dark energy Mar 21, 2013
Herschel spots youngest stars ever seen Mar 20, 2013
Bright white rock on Mars found by accident Mar 19, 2013
Goldstone radar snags images of asteroid 2013 ET Mar 19, 2013
Uncovering the secret of an unusual ring galaxy Mar 18, 2013
Is time travel possible? Mar 17, 2013
Curisoity rover eyes Mount Sharp Mar 16, 2013
Dizzy the white dwarf in danger of spinning apart Mar 15, 2013
The latest super-observatory opens for business Mar 14, 2013
New estimate puts nearest habitable Earth-like planet less than 7 light-years away Mar 13, 2013
Brown dwarfs found on our doorstep Mar 11, 2013
When will we go back to the Moon? Mar 11, 2013
Particle bubbles blow by black hole merger Mar 9, 2013
New life found in Lake Vostok Mar 7, 2013
Surface window into Europa's ocean Mar 6, 2013
Herschel near the end of its life Mar 5, 2013
Comet ISON – coming soon to a sky near you Mar 5, 2013
Did a dark lens make this supernova super-bright? Mar 4, 2013
Alternative theory of gravity gets boost from Andromeda Mar 4, 2013
Rocket Man: The Legacy of Wernher von Braun Mar 3, 2013
Dragon docking with ISS delayed Mar 2, 2013
Mystery ring of radiation briefly encircled Earth Mar 1, 2013
Black hole's spin rate measured for first time Feb 28, 2013
Looking for life around dead stars Feb 26, 2013
What's going to happen to the ISS? Feb 24, 2013
Deepest vents discovered, teeming with life Feb 22, 2013
There could soon be a real world called Vulcan Feb 21, 2013
Next generation telescopes could detect alien oxygen Feb 20, 2013
Surface organics on Mars may have been bleached away Feb 19, 2013
Pieces of Friday's historic Russia meteor found Feb 18, 2013
New light to be shed on dark matter Feb 18, 2013
Double space rock whammy Feb 17, 2013
Youngest known black hole in the galaxy found? Feb 16, 2013
Mercury as you've never seen it before Feb 16, 2013
Large meteorite impacts reported in Russie Feb 15, 2013
Large Hadron Collider shut down for two years Feb 14, 2013
Heart of the cosmos Feb 14, 2013
Mars rocks exposed after billions of years Feb 14, 2013
Help name Pluto's moons Feb 12, 2013
Hardy alien life may be the first to be found Feb 10, 2013
The day the dinosaurs died Feb 9, 2013
Where we all came from Feb 8, 2013
Study looks at the threat of solar superstorms Feb 7, 2013
Billions of Earth-like planets around red dwarfs Feb 6, 2013
Record-breaking skydive was faster than thought Feb 5, 2013
Curiosity rover hammers into rock Feb 3, 2013
Did a binary asteroid put paid to the dinosaurs? Feb 2, 2013
Past-prime star may still be making planets Feb 1, 2013
Anniversary of first US satellite Jan 31, 2013
Into the Martian Twilight Zone Jan 30, 2013
Saturn V's mighty F-1 fires back into life Jan 29, 2013
Asteroid to make close pass on Feb 15 Jan 29, 2013
Andromeda – but in a different light Jan 29, 2013
Star Trek it isn't; a tractor beam it is Jan 26, 2013
Eris could shed light on dark matter Jan 25, 2013
Betelgeuse to plow into strange bar Jan 23, 2013
Gamma-ray burst 'hit Earth in 8th century' Jan 21, 2013
Mars crater hay have held groundwater-fed lake Jan 20, 2013
Planet-hunter taking a break Jan 19, 2013
Future of New Mexico spaceport in the balance Jan 18, 2013
Inflatable module for the Space Station Jan 17, 2013
Disaster waiting to happen Jan 16, 2013
Chandra movie of the Vela pulsar Jan 14, 2013
The Search for Alien Life Part 2: In the Realm of the Gas Giants Jan 12, 2013
Zero chance Apophis will hit us in 2036 Jan 12, 2013
Galaxy collision spawns monster spiral Jan 11, 2013
The Search for Alien Life Part 1: Where are the Martians? Jan 10, 2013
"Mingus" is the furthest supernova known Jan 10, 2013
Vega may have an asteroid belt Jan 9, 2013
More stars with exocomets found Jan 9, 2013
Earth-sized planets in the Galaxy 'number 17bn' Jan 8, 2013
Planets in wide binary systems face uncertain future Jan 7, 2013
Curiosity ready to drill Jan 5, 2013
New light on planet-forming gas streams Jan 4, 2013
Mars meteorite is first of its kind to be found Jan 4, 2013
LHC to explore dawn cosmos before big shutdown Jan 3, 2013


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