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Take control of a Mars orbiter

Realize your dream of directing the highest res camera orbiting the Red Planet. 

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What is a blazar?

It's like staring down the barrel of a black hole. Read more >>>

Voyager's Grand Tour

The twin probes redefined our solar system. Read more >>>

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Sharing the skies above Chile

The Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program explores the unique collaboration forged by U.S. astronomy observatories in Chile. Read more >>>

Vast lake of liquid water discovered on Mars

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A cosmic particle from a distant galaxy hits Earth

A single high-energy neutrino is traced to its origin. Read more >>>
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Supermassive Black Hole Caught Sucking Energy From Nearby Starlight

Astronomers have long had their eye on the stars that circle our galaxy's supermassive black hole. Read more >>>
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Beneath Arizona's vast, clear skies you find some of most exciting astronomical destinations in the world. Learn more >>

The Seven Best Travel Spots In Our Solar System

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Our Milky Way

Astronomy magazine and artist Jon Lomberg highlight our home galaxy: the Milky Way. Learn more >>
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An organically grown planet definition

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Can we live on Mars?

Everything you need to know about settling the Red Planet. Download now for free!

Table for one?

The Fermi Paradox attempts to settle the issue of our apparent aloneness in the universe. Read more >>>
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Join us in Costa Rica!

Join us as we carry on a great tradition: our 16th annual Costa Rica Southern Sky Party, February 27 – March 6, 2019.  Learn more >>>
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Escape from a super-Earth

Achieving spaceflight from exoplanets is more difficult than you might think. Read more >>>
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Remembering Stephen Hawking

Astronomy editor David Eicher remembers the great physicist in words, and the Starmus Advisory Board shares a short video tribute.
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Explore some of Iceland’s most outstanding, seldom-visited areas of natural beauty. Learn more >>

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How does space change the human body?

NASA’s Twins Study sent one identical twin to space for a year, while the other stayed on Earth. Ten separate research projects then tracked how their bodies changed. Read More >>>
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Astronomers catch a black hole devouring a star

Researchers-turned-forensic scientists snapped photographic evidence of a black hole ripping apart a star that got too close. Read more >>>

June 30-July 10, 2019

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Losing the Nobel Prize

Author Brian Keating discusses his book and its themes with Astronomy. Read more >>>
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What is dead may never die

Astronomers discovered a bizarre "zombie" star that went supernova not just once, but twice. Check out our coverage of the story, or read through The Kavli Foundation's recent roundtable with three stellar experts.
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What do belts around Proxima Centauri mean for exoplanet research?

Astronomy has a Q&A with Guillem Anglada-Escude, one of the discoverers of the nearest exoplanet to us. Read more >>>
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LIGO detects a neutron star merger

Astronomers have just caught gravitational waves - and more - from a pair of merging neutron stars. Read more >>>
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Get the answers to your Laser SETI questions

Check out our guest blog by a SETI scientist, with the answers to your questions about the search for extraterrestrial life. Read more >>>
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