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Gamma rays linked to fast radio burst: energetic photons may be clues to cause of mysterious signals. Dec 10, 2016 923
Dark Galaxies: astronomers detect a plethora of star-starved giants. Dec 10, 2016 2683
X-ray mystery shrouds Pluto: additional data needed to confirm high-energy photons. Nov 26, 2016 416
Uranus moon count: 27 and rising. Brief article Nov 26, 2016 140
Interactive map reveals universe's hidden details. Brief article Nov 26, 2016 281
First peek under clouds reveals Jupiter's surprising depths. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 254
Comet 67P cracking under pressure. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 230
Saturnian moon may host buried sea. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 122
Cosmic census of galaxies updated to 2 trillion. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 243
Mercury's surface still changing: MESSENGER's snapshot of cliffs hints at tectonic activity. Oct 29, 2016 359
Solar system sits within major spiral arm of Milky Way. Brief article Oct 29, 2016 201
Rosetta spacecraft ends mission. Brief article Oct 29, 2016 117
Lost star may be failed supernova: despite no signs of explosion, black hole marks stellar grave. Oct 15, 2016 603
Pluto probably colored Charon's north pole. Brief article Oct 15, 2016 114
Gaia mission maps over 1 billion stars: with additional data, satellite will make 3-D atlas of Milky Way. Oct 15, 2016 796
Catching some faraway rays. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 201
Water plays big role in shaping dwarf planet Ceres. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 190
Philae lander spotted on comet 67P. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 225
Planet orbits sun's nearest neighbor: potentially habitable world detected around Proxima Centauri. Sep 17, 2016 1497
Fading star still baffles astronomers: slow dimming, sharp drops in light cannot yet be explained. Sep 17, 2016 522
Black hole game lets you blow up stars. Product/service evaluation Sep 17, 2016 391
Ceres is more than just a rock: pliable layer of crust envelops dwarf planet's solid core. Sep 3, 2016 391
No sign of dark matter. Brief article Sep 3, 2016 148
Out-of-this-world landscapes. Brief article Sep 3, 2016 221
Gas steers sun's magnetic fields. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 149
Astronomers prepare for transcontinental solar eclipse: next year, moon's shadow will race across United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. Aug 20, 2016 1130
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is hot. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 244
Kepler's tally of confirmed exoplanets grows. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 225
Black hole born without stellar parent: direct collapse of gas may explain observations in remote galaxy. Aug 6, 2016 481
Juno snaps its first pic of Jupiter. Brief article Aug 6, 2016 143
Mars once had many moons. Brief article Aug 6, 2016 154
Quasisatellite \KWAH-zee-SAT-ah-lite\n. A body that orbits the sun and appears to orbit Earth. Brief article Jul 23, 2016 171
New clues in search for Planet Nine: location, brightness estimates raise hope of seeing far-off world. Jul 23, 2016 897
Juno now in orbit around Jupiter. Brief article Jul 23, 2016 128
Molecular handedness discovered in space. Jul 9, 2016 394
Spinning, bulging stars could cause weird seasons on their planets. Brief article Jul 9, 2016 237
Limestone world gobbled up by planet-eating white dwarf. Brief article Jul 9, 2016 293
Jupiter's turbulent weather runs deep: radio telescopes peer into giant planet's stormy atmosphere. Jul 9, 2016 449
Space-based probe passes tests for gravitational wave detection. Brief article Jul 9, 2016 181
Juno's view to Jupiter: after almost 5 years in flight, the space probe is about to meet its planet. Jun 25, 2016 2850
Plotting a course around Jupiter. Brief article Jun 25, 2016 148
Aging moon mission still going strong: after 7 years, NASA orbiter continues to discover lunar secrets. Jun 11, 2016 778
Kepler doubles its count of exoplanets: telescope data confirm nine more worlds in 'habitable' zones. Jun 11, 2016 376
Mercury's stunning landscape mapped. Brief article Jun 11, 2016 175
What sent two stars racing out of the Milky Way? Brief article May 28, 2016 213
Exoplanet trio could harbor life: worlds orbiting cool star are good place to look for aliens. May 28, 2016 627
Tiny moon orbits dwarf planet. Brief article May 28, 2016 105
Stephen Hawking finds the inner genius in ordinary people. Television program review May 28, 2016 365
This eclipse goes on and on. Brief article May 14, 2016 201
Quasar has wildest whip. Brief article Apr 30, 2016 267
Odd white dwarf offers peek at core: something stripped unusual dead star of hydrogen and helium. Apr 30, 2016 513
Ribose could have formed in space: key sugar in RNA found in lab-made 'interstellar' ices. Apr 30, 2016 698
Companion star could have triggered supernova. Brief article Apr 30, 2016 190
Putting eyes on exoplanets: finding signs of life is hard, but new telescopes will soon begin searching. Apr 30, 2016 2957
To find ET, look at who's (maybe) looking at us. Brief article Apr 30, 2016 250
Mercury's dark secret revealed. Brief article Apr 16, 2016 197
The moon's poles have no fixed address. Brief article Apr 16, 2016 205
There's more to the Milky Way than meets the eye. Brief article Apr 16, 2016 269
Jupiter could have formed near sun: scenario would explain why inner solar system has just 4 planets. Apr 2, 2016 689
Repeating fast radio bursts recorded: signals may help scientists identify sources of mysterious blasts. Brief article Apr 2, 2016 313
Charon's rifts hint at ancient sea. Brief article Apr 2, 2016 212
120 seconds in Pluto's shadow. Mar 19, 2016 514
Yottawatt \YOT-ah-wat\ n.: 1 million billion billion watts. Brief article Mar 19, 2016 160
New details about LIGO's black holes: many more gravitational wave detections expected this year. Mar 19, 2016 1171
Rocky world sets new record. Brief article Mar 5, 2016 148
Planets may emerge from stellar duo gathering icy dust. Brief article Mar 5, 2016 178
Cosmic shake-up. Mar 5, 2016 517
Hunt for Planet Nine heats up: computer simulations add to evidence for presence of orb. Feb 20, 2016 1133
Time running out for comet lander: colder temps make renewed contact with Philae unlikely. Feb 20, 2016 541
Secrets of the ice giants: time to shine some light on Uranus and Neptune, our two most far-out planets. Feb 20, 2016 2649
Name that world. Brief article Feb 6, 2016 274
Star clusters could cradle life: stable galactic neighborhoods would be safe homes for aliens. Feb 6, 2016 414
Big black hole burps up gobbled gas: belched remnants may help scientists study galaxy evolution. Feb 6, 2016 408
Supermassive black hole is extreme recycler. Brief article Feb 6, 2016 179
Universe's tangled architecture revealed. Book review Feb 6, 2016 414
Galaxy's 'bones' map its structure: gas tendrils trace the milky way's spiral arms, study finds. Jan 23, 2016 434
SpaceX rocket sticks its landing. Brief article Jan 23, 2016 130
Japanese spacecraft finally reaches Venus. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 184
Source of Ceres' bright spots found. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 286
First baby photo of a planet. Brief article Dec 26, 2015 229
Phobos to create ring around the red planet. Brief article Dec 26, 2015 206
Superpuff\SOO-per-puf\ n. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 227
Pluto continues to deliver surprises: spinning moons, possible ice volcanoes found on dwarf planet. Dec 12, 2015 586
Impact from a space rock may have helped shape Pluto's heart. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 110
Moon might have formed in 2 stages: chemicals missing from lunar rocks may be under crust. Dec 12, 2015 432
Martian moon headed for breakdown: gravity from Red Planet causing Phobos to stretch and crack. Dec 12, 2015 387
Mighty winds fuel megastorms on Titan. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 238
A defenseless Mars is losing its atmosphere. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 272
Oxygen in comet surprises scientists: 67P's [O.sub.2] molecules probably came from solar system's birth. Report Nov 28, 2015 690
Pluto's smaller moons pose mysteries: New Horizons images provide hints to dwarf planet's history. Report Nov 28, 2015 770
Ceres' peaks and craters get harvest-focused names. Brief article Nov 14, 2015 185
Milky way may harbor primeval stars: astronomers dig through cosmic pollution to find stellar fossils. Nov 14, 2015 362
White dwarf upsets planetary system, consumes evidence. Report Nov 14, 2015 146
Comet carries alcohol, sugar. Brief article Nov 14, 2015 258
Mysterious dimples on a comet. Brief article Oct 31, 2015 216
Salt streaks point to present-day water flows on Mars. Brief article Oct 31, 2015 149
Rocky layers reveal recipe for comet 67P. Brief article Oct 31, 2015 188
Ocean envelops all of Enceladus: water hidden under ice not limited to moon's south pole. Oct 17, 2015 352
Mars' ionosphere mystery explained. Brief article Oct 17, 2015 208
Magnifying the cosmos: using general relativity to see deep into space. Oct 17, 2015 2967

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