This gorgeous new image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows how astronomers are using the infrared observatory to look for the building blocks of life in the universe.
From the Big Bang to dark energy, knowledge of the cosmos has sped up in the past century — but big questions linger.
Dickinson, a former member of Astronomy magazine's staff, led a life dedicated to revealing the wonders of the universe to countless others.
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Now, researchers at Peking University in China have released new findings about Earth’s inner core: its spin rate has slowed.
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We know more about the Moon than the deep sea. This idea has been repeated for decades by scientists and science ...
Often leading to paradigm shifts in how we understand the universe, these classic works will continue to withstand the test of time.
On Jan. 27, 1967, a fire swept through the Apollo 1 Command Module during a launch rehearsal test, tragically killing the ...