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From meteor showers to a supermoon: 5 astronomy events you won't want to miss this fall

The longer autumn nights will feature many notable celestial events that stargazers can mark down on their calendars.

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The Matter with Dark Matter

How do scientists know there's a mysterious substance called "dark matter" that dominates our universe? An astrophysicist explains.

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Scientists Now Believe the Universe Itself May Be Conscious – Awareness Act

A new scientific concept has recently come to light, which scientists are calling "panpsychism." Panpsychism says that the universe could be capable of consciousness, which could change everything. For quite some time, scientists have been worki

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Earth-like Planet Discovered Near Solar System

European astronomers announced their discovery of a small rocky planet potentially hospitable to life circling the star closest to our own solar system—our nearest neighbor in a galaxy dense with unexplored alien worlds.

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Stellar Star Comparison Video Puts Almost Everything Into Perspective | Nerdist

In the span of a few hundred years, humans have gone from feeling very big — at the center of literally everything — to very small. We can thank science for

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Planet IX? Astronomers Find Solid Evidence Of New Planet Beyond Pluto

This week astronomers at Cal Tech announced that our solar system may in fact have nine planets (planet IX) after all, and no, it’s not about Pluto.

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Nobel Prize in Physics Won by Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for Work on Neutrinos

Two scientists from Japan and Canada have won the Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries relating to neutrinos, which increased understanding of matter and the universe.

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Jaw-dropping Andromeda galaxy photo comprises 37 hours of exposure

A pair of "backyard" astrophotographers have collaborated to produce a stunning image of our nearest galactic neighbour.

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To Scale: The Solar System on Vimeo

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in…

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Must See: The World's Wonders from Space

Three astronauts returned to Earth from the International Space Station after taking amazing space photos.

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Ancient Lake on Mars was Once A Sustainable Place For life, New Study Found

A team of scientists have discovered evidence of an ancient martian lake which may be the remnants of one of the last salty lakes on the Red Planet.

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Cosmic Confusion: Talk of Multiverses and Big Errors in Astrophysics

At the 2015 World Science Festival, four prominent astrophysicists discussed one of the most troubling puzzles in modern physics, and whether a theory of multiple universes can hope to solve it.