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20 Things You Must Do in Space

By Becky FerreiraApril 10, 2014

Three years back, the UN declared that April 12 would  be known as the International Day of Human Spaceflight. Talk about a...More  →

20 Things You Must Do in Space

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 9, 2014

Super Earth. Just the name sounds pretty awesome. But Super Earths are actually a thing and have been in the news lately....More  →

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Space Edition!

By Vadim NewquistDecember 16, 2013

Welcome to Science Fact or Science Fiction, a little game that will test both your knowledge of science trivia and your ability...More  →

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Space Edition!

NASA Invests in the Future of Space Hotels

By Scott GreenstoneJanuary 18, 2013

Space real estate is happening, people. This week, NASA contracted Bigelow—a commercial real estate company—to build them new inflatable habitats to replace the...More  →

NASA Invests in the Future of Space Hotels

Astronomers Discover Tatooine!

By Scott GreenstoneSeptember 4, 2012

For years, scientists have been saying that planets with two suns—like Tatooine from Star Wars—could never exist. Most scientists argued that the...More  →

Astronomers Discover Tatooine!

ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards

By Becky FerreiraAugust 6, 2012

Watch as Becky Ferreira runs down the top science news stories of the week, AND wants to hear from you Masterminds about...More  →

ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards
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REVIEW: Cosmos Episode 2, One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue

By Becky FerreiraJuly 25, 2012

Welcome back to the Cosmos review series! Today, we're taking on the second installment: "One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue." For all...More  →

REVIEW: Cosmos Episode 2, One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
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A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 24, 2012

Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, was taken from us today at the much-too-young age of 61...More  →

A Tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, 1951 - 2012
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The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet

By Swapna KrishnaJuly 23, 2012

Pluto's kicked the bucket. It's shuffled off its mortal coil, run down the curtain, and joined the bleeding choir invisible. Pluto IS...More  →

The Short and Sad History of Pluto, the Ex-Planet