Space

  1. Space

    Scientists Say: Solar

    What do solar energy, the solar year and solar flares have in common? They’re all related to the sun.

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  2. Planets

    Saturn’s moon Titan may host lots of dried lakes

    Suspicious spots around the moon’s middle could be the beds of ancient lakes. If so, this might solve a 20-year-old mystery.

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  3. Planets

    Let’s learn about exoplanets

    Exoplanets are planets outside of our solar system. Scientists are finding out more about them than ever before.

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  4. Space

    Spotted: Milky Way’s giant gas bubbles in visible light

    The bubbles have different colors, based on how the gas inside them moves. That could give clues to how the bubbles developed.

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  5. Tech

    Scientists Say: GPS

    A GPS system relies on satellites orbiting the planet, constantly sending signals back to receivers on Earth.

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  6. Space

    Developing planet emerges in a swirl of gas

    Images of a young star 520 light-years away show a spiral of gas and dust swirling around it. A twist inside the spiral appears to be a planet forming.

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  7. Space

    Oldest disk galaxy puts a new spin on galaxy growth

    A spinning disk galaxy has been found in the early universe. Its existence is a surprise.

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  8. Tech

    Wiggly wheels might help rovers plow through loose lunar soils

    New design lets wheels ascend hills too steep for regular robots and paddle through loose soils without getting stuck.

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  9. Space

    Let’s learn about the sun

    The sun is our own personal star and the reason life exists on Earth.

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  10. Space

    Astronauts may be able to make cement with their own pee

    Lunar dust and a compound found in urine might one day be used to build future dwellings on the moon, a new study finds.

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  11. Space

    Scientists Say: Spaghettification

    Black holes cram a lot of mass into a small area. When another object gets close, the black hole’s gravity can stretch it into a noodle-like strand.

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  12. Space

    A first: Commercial rocket takes humans into space

    Two NASA astronauts aboard the privately built Crew Dragon capsule are the first to be sent into orbit from U.S. soil since 2011.

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