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The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is safely on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but a nearby cliff is partially blocking it’s solar panels, potentially limiting its lifespan.
Following the first successful touchdown on a comet by the European Space Agency’s Philae probe, a NASA director expressed his own excitement by declaring it a big step toward “moving off this planet” and “taking” the entire solar system.
Clearest images yet show what appear to be infant planets forming around a distant star.
The spot was large enough to be seen with the naked eye during the partial eclipse on October 23rd (you were using proper eye protection, right?)
Prominent scientist Richard Bizel argues NASA is wasting time and money by trying to nudge a near-Earth asteroid into a Lunar orbit.
An MIT study suggests changes to blueprints, plans, in order to successfully send a colony to Mars by 2025.
A pair of NASA missions are designed to locate and exploit ice deposits that may lie deep inside lunar craters.
Larger galaxies are unable to create new stars at a rapid enough pace so they start to “eat” stars in neighboring galaxies.
Our galaxy may simply be too big for intelligent civilizations to make contact with each other.