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11 January 2013, 10:34 PM ET
Don't miss these highlights from the "Super Bowl of Astronomy" in January 2013.
11 January 2013, 08:10 PM ET
Astronomers probing a distant galaxy have found a few tentative traces of a prebiotic molecule called hydroxylamine that could potentially seed life on other planets
11 January 2013, 01:44 PM ET
Of the 42 newfound alien planet candidates, 15 may be habitable and one is officially confirmed.
10 January 2013, 12:50 PM ET
Life on alien moons may be just as likely as on exoplanets, scientists say.
09 January 2013, 03:52 PM ET
A newfound "super Earth" orbits a sun-like star in the habitable zone.
09 January 2013, 07:30 AM ET
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09 January 2013, 01:30 AM ET
The giant planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut has an extreme orbit that may crash through a dusty wasteland.
07 January 2013, 02:25 PM ET
The discovery boosts NASA's planet-hunting telescope's total to 2,740 alien worlds.
07 January 2013, 01:31 PM ET
One in six stars in our galaxy hosts an Earth-size planet in a tight orbit.
06 January 2013, 01:01 PM ET
Alien planets born in widely separated, two-star systems are in danger of being booted into interstellar space.
06 January 2013, 10:30 AM ET
From NASA's next generation spacesuit to stunning images of the Quadrantid meteor shower, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
06 January 2013, 10:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
03 January 2013, 07:00 AM ET
NASA's Spirit rover landed nine years ago today, and its twin Opportunity followed three weeks later.
02 January 2013, 02:56 PM ET
A new study suggests planets are extremely common throughout the galaxy.
01 January 2013, 12:01 AM ET
Spectacular images every day.
30 December 2012, 10:11 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
29 December 2012, 09:43 AM ET
From a spacecraft that will sample asteroids to stunning images of lights across our black marble earth, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
27 December 2012, 03:01 PM ET
See our top 100 images of the year in space exploration and astronomy!
27 December 2012, 05:00 AM ET
The epic find should change the way humanity views its place in the universe.
24 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A brief rundown of some of the year's record-breaking astronomical finds.
23 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a stunning meteor shower to a view of our Earth on 12/12/12, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
22 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What was your favorite space news story of the last week?
20 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
In a few billion years, Earth will be sterilized by a bloated, red giant sun.
19 December 2012, 12:01 AM ET
The newly detected planet is one of five found circling the star Tau Ceti, which sits 12 light-years away.
16 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a stunning meteor shower to a view of our Earth on 12/12/12, don't miss these amazing space pictures.
13 December 2012, 04:20 PM ET
Researchers are developing a mission that would assess the habitability of the icy satellite.
13 December 2012, 10:42 AM ET
No release date for the film has been announced.
12 December 2012, 01:27 PM ET
The Cassini spacecraft has snapped imagery of a river similar to, but smaller than, its African counterpart on the Saturn Moon. The 250 mile long river is believed to be filled with liquid hydrocarbons.
12 December 2012, 07:01 AM ET
The six-wheeled robot is depicted in MAD's venerable fold-in feature.
11 December 2012, 12:37 PM ET
Space artist Cook says a few words about some of her favorite exoplanet pieces.
10 December 2012, 02:33 PM ET
Engineers installed a potential fix shortly before the rover launched last November.
09 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
From a mountain range on Mars to a head-on collision between two galaxies , don't miss these amazing space pictures.