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Where is the universe heading?
To find out how it all ends, scientists need to understand what makes up the universe.
This story is the 2007 winner of the American Institute of Physics' Science Writing Award for a Scientist. You can read this story here.
Cassini unveils Saturn
Nearly 2 years into its extraordinary mission, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveals the ringed planet’s secrets.
Witness to cosmic collisions
NASA’s Swift mission has helped astronomers solve the 35-year-old mystery of what causes short gamma-ray bursts.
Spiders from Mars
Dark, branching patterns on Mars’ south pole link the planet’s climate to its most prominent landforms.
Discover great nebulae in Cygnus
Glowing gas and dark dust mingle in spectacular ways among the Swan’s star clouds.
A southern-sky Messier Catalog
From south of the equator, you can observer 152 Bennett objects as impressive as the best in the north.
Solar eclipse trips
Astronomy editors view the Sun’s corona from two Mediterranean locations.
Designed to shoot the sky
Canon’s EOS 20Da camera sets a new standard for astrophotography.
This month in Astronomy
The real Dark Ages
Bob Berman's strange universe
Glenn Chaple's observing basics
Phil Harrington's binocular universe
The sky this month
The latest astronomy accessories and gadgets
Great celestial images from our readers
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