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A capsule containing 2 ounces of rocky material from the "potentially hazardous" asteroid Bennu has landed safely in the Utah desert after a seven-year mission in space.
The sun's outer atmosphere was captured at previously impossible extreme ultraviolet wavelengths thanks to a last-minute engineering hack.
The discovery of seemingly home-grown carbon dioxide suggests Europa's ice-covered ocean could be habitable.
Reference A look at the phases of the moon, from new moon to full moon, including's tonight's lunar phase.
A team of astronomers has used a tricky technique to study an ancient galaxy previously lost in the glare of a blazing quasar.
Astronomers have spotted a gigantic void they believe to be a baryon acoustic oscillation — a relic from when the universe was a fiery plasma soup.
A bright, yellowish spot in the morning sky is actually Mercury making a rare daytime appearance. Here's how to see it at its highest and brightest this week.
A rocket carrying a Space Force surveillance satellite may have created a hole in the ionosphere as it shot into space. The launch was carried out with just 27 hours' notice, which is a new record.
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