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On November 8 and 9, the quarter-mile-wide asteroid 2005 YU55 will zoom past the Earth, coming within about 200,000 miles, a distance closer than our moon.
05/09/2011 05:39 pm
Cracker-size satellites are to launch with the Space Shuttle Endeavour, advancing efforts to populate the Earth's orbit with tiny 'space-chips.'
04/29/2011 04:52 pm
Prince William and Kate Middleton wedding: Astronauts aboard the International Space Station recorded a congratulatory message to Prince William and Kate Middleton on Thursday, on the eve of their nuptials in London.
04/29/2011 02:57 pm
SETI has temporarily halted one of its chief alien-hunting tools, the Allen Telescope Array, citing lack of funding.
04/27/2011 02:49 pm
Higgs boson, aka, the "God particle" is a subatomic particle that is presumed to bestow mass on all other particles. An internal note from physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland has scientists buzzing.
04/25/2011 07:04 pm
Claiming to have obtained a top-secret memo (but the JFK Library has no record of it), author and paranormal researcher William A. Lester, Ph.D., found a way to combine UFOs with the Kennedy assassination, hitting the fringe-conspiracy-theory jackpot. (Lester has a doctorate from the American Institute of Holistic Theology, which according to its website 'has chosen not to seek traditional accreditation.')
04/21/2011 12:34 pm
If Tatooine had trees, would they be black? Scientists say that a planet with two suns might have black or gray plants, not green. Why is that?
04/19/2011 01:53 pm
The first of thousands of new photos of Mercury was released by NASA Tuesday. The Messenger spacecraft is the first to orbit Mercury and has begun a one-year mission to map the planet closest to the Sun.
03/30/2011 09:54 am
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a solar eruption that launched a massive, elongated cloud of electrically charged plasma from the sun.
03/25/2011 03:47 pm
Brown dwarf: Located some 75 light years from Earth, the failed star dubbed CFBDSIR 1458+10B is likely the coldest star yet discovered, with a temperature about that of boiling water.
03/23/2011 04:54 pm