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As scientists and engineers work to make NASA's James Webb Space Telescope a reality, they find themselves wondering what new sights the largest space-based observatory ever constructed will reveal.
A team of astronomers has found evidence that the universe may have gone through a warming trend early in its history.
NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharing a joint mission to map the universe, Slooh and Google today unveiled the launch of the Slooh layer in Google Earth, a live astronomy feature that brings the power of live space exploration to Google's global audience.
A giant star in a faraway galaxy recently ended its life with a dust-shrouded whimper instead of the more typical bang.
After completing its primary mission to map the infrared sky, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has reached the expected end of its onboard supply of frozen coolant.
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most influential men in science history shared the view that a powerful reasoning God Created the universe.
Britain has officially opened the first station in a new global radio astronomy antenna network.
What can scientists hope to learn in the coming decade about the most basic questions about the cosmos and our place in it â€“ from extraterrestrial life to the evolution of the Universe â€“ while keeping to an earthbound budget?
Cluster has spent a decade revealing previously hidden interactions between the Sun and Earth.
Astronomers believe they have discovered the origin of our universe's first super-massive black holes, which formed some 13 billion years ago.
The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that illuminates our day. For this reason, scientists have, for hundreds of years, attempted to study the other...
Xenobiology -- Xenobiology (or exobiology, or astrobiology) is the term for a speculative field within biology which considers the possibility of, and possible nature of, extraterrestrial life. It also necessarily includes the concept of artificial life, since any life form might naturally evolve elsewhere, could conceivably come out of a laboratory using a future technology. It might be difficult to tell whether a truly strange life form had in fact arisen in space, or was designed much...
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