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Radiant Meteor Shower With Chance For 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour Happening Now

An April meteor shower known for uncommon surges of up 100 shooting stars per hour is on tap for the next few days.

04/14/2015

MESSENGER Over Calvino Crater A depiction of the MESSENGER spacecraft is shown flying over Mercury's surface displayed in enhanced color. The crater ringed by bright orange is Calvino crater. The enhanced color imagery of Mercury was obtained during the mission's second Mercury flyby in 2008. Visit this page to learn more about this high resolution sequence of color imagery from Mercury flyby 2. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Should NASA Be Crashing Spacecraft Into Alien Planets?

More and more NASA missions are ending in explosive crashes, despite the risk of carrying life forms from Earth into alien worlds.

04/14/2015

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Experience A Surreal Spacewalk With GoPro-Armed NASA Astronauts

Tweets, photos and time-lapse videos taken by astronauts at the International Space Station give earthlings an instantaneous glimpse of life beyond our atmosphere.

04/13/2015

The Geminid meteor shower is seen while the moon rises late on December 13, 2014 above Skopje, Macedonia. There are three major meteor showers during a year and this weekend's Geminid is the one visible in both hemispheres. AFP PHOTOS / ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Next Time You Wish On A Shooting Star, It May Just Be Astronaut Poop

Astronaut Chris Hadfield revealed how feces is disposed of in space and it might surprise you.

04/10/2015

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Man Acquitted For Thinking San Francisco Apartment He Broke Into Was A Spaceship

It might be one of the strangest defenses in San Francisco’s history.

04/09/2015

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NASA: We’ll Find ‘Definitive Evidence’ Of Alien Life In Next 20 To 30 Years

We’re closer than ever to finding out whether we’re alone in the universe or not, NASA’s top scientist said Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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NASA Allowing Public To Name Features On Dwarf Planet Pluto

NASA has partnered with the International Astronomical Union to allow the public to nominate names for soon to be discovered features on Pluto and its orbiting satellites.

04/06/2015

A religious cross is seen as the moon is illuminated by sunlight reflected off the Earth during a total lunar eclipse, one of four so-called 'blood moons', on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The first in the current tetrad of blood moons fell on Passover and the current eclipse occurs on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the fifth day after Yom Kippur, leading some religious people to believe that it is a prophetic sign of the end times of civilization. This blood moon appears 5.3% larger than the last one on April 15 because it occurs right after the perigee, the closest point in its orbit to the Earth. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Blood Moon With Total Lunar Eclipse & Eerie Biblical Message Rising Over U.S. Easter, Passover Weekend

Get ready to feast your eyes on an extra special and rare total lunar eclipse Saturday morning that has some Christians worried this Easter weekend.

04/01/2015

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Oakland Science Museum Offers Low-Income Families Discount With EBT Card

The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an EBT card admission to the center for $1 per person.

03/27/2015

Russia's Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station (ISS) crew of US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko blasts off from the launch pad at Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome early on March 28, 2015. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Year-Long Space Mission Underway; Twins To Test Effects Of Long Zero-Gravity Exposure

A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts hurtled into orbit Friday for a year-long mission to study the effects of extended time in space on the human body.

03/27/2015

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