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Passing stars may have altered Earth's orbit, and its climate, many times throughout cosmic history. New research digs into what that means when it comes to understanding our planet's past.
The researchers who originally proposed the Planet Nine hypothesis have narrowed down where the giant elusive world might be hiding, after carrying out an exhaustive sweep of the theoretical planet's orbital pathway.
NASA's TIMED satellite narrowly avoided hitting a defunct Russian satellite in the early hours of the morning.
Traveling to Mars will involve close quarters for more than two years. Here's how astronauts can deal with the stress of those conditions.
A distant star system housing 6 planets that move in 'mathematically perfect' orbits has ignited a search for possible alien technosignatures.
New radar images show surprise changes to the doomed ERS-2 spacecraft as it tumbled through Earth's atmosphere on Feb. 21.
Sunspot AR3590, which recently spit out three X-class solar flares in under 24 hours, has grown even larger and is now pointed almost directly at Earth, putting us in the crosshairs of more potential eruptions.
A "metal scar" spotted on the face of a white dwarf star called WD 0816-310 could be the remains of a destroyed planet, researchers say.
The International Astronomical Union has confirmed the existence of three currently unnamed moons — one around Uranus and two orbiting Neptune.
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