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Dec 14, 1999
Space Science News home Humble microbe could become "The Accidental (Space) Tourist" Dec. 14, 1999: Like a muscle-bound movie...
Dec 13, 1999
For two days in May, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared -- the most drastic and longest-...
Oct 14, 2011
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope recently produced a map of the night sky. Out of 1873 new sources, nearly 600 were complete mysteries. In this...
Aug 25, 2011
The same kind of oxygen humans breath on Earth has been found in deep space. It's a breath of fresh air for astronomers who have been searching for...
Jul 21, 2011
If you're camping out and can't sleep, maybe your slumber is being interrupted by the flash of meteors. The summer Perseid meteor shower is getting...
Jul 7, 2011
Stars are bright, but their planets are not, which makes planet hunting difficult. However, NASA's ultraviolet telescope GALEX may be providing a...
May 19, 2011
Something is exploding in the Crab Nebula ten billion times more powerful than a solar flare. These "superflares" are baffling astronomers who haven...
Mar 31, 2011
Strange quantum fluids that love to sneak out of cups have been found trapped inside the core of a dead neutron star.
Universe, Solar System
Feb 9, 1999
New Hubble images show vast stellar disks where planets are born Feb. 9, 1999: Dramatic pictures of eerie disks encircling young...