One of the highlights of 2017 was the discovery of the first object in our solar system that definitely came from somewhere else.
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Jumping into the world of astronomy and physics as a career can seem daunting, especially for precocious high schoolers with a passion for the field.
People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space exploration today.
You would think that electrons would be easy enough to describe — but a quantum-mechanical property called "spin" makes that task much less straightforward.
In the 40 years since the original “Star Wars” film premiered, the franchise has been a pop culture powerhouse.
Six people recently returned from an eight-month long isolation experiment to test human endurance for long-term space missions.
You don't need to build a rocket, like "Mad" Mike Hughes, to prove the Earth isn't flat – here's the simple science.
This is a great question. If any of the students of class 3E get the opportunity to fly in space, just slap on an anti-nausea skin patch and go for it!
The surface of Mars, with its dune flows, gullies and slope movements, is the result of sediment being transported downwards in the recent past as well as today.
Despite very considerable successes, there remains much more to be learned. And in some ways, the discoveries made in recent decades have raised as many new questions as they have answered.
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