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Scientists suspect that the Sun is to blame - Mars doesn't have a protective magnetic field like Earth does, so the solar wind sometimes hits with full force.
Engadget
 | Space
March 21, 2015
World
The most powerful solar storm of the current solar cycle is currently reverberating around the globe.
Discovery
 | Space
March 19, 2015
World
The rare event will be visible in a wide swath of the Northern Hemisphere, seen as a total eclipse in the Faroe Islands and Svalbard, and as a partial eclipse all the way from Scotland to northern Africa.
Mashable
 | Space
March 17, 2015
World
The Asteroid Data Hunter program enlists the public to sift through a trove of astronomical data from various telescopes.
Popular Mechanics
 | Space
March 17, 2015
World
The discovery of a liquid ocean on Ganymede increases the chances that life exists or has existed within its depths.
ExtremeTech
 | Space
March 14, 2015
World
Hot springs are now believed to exist on Enceladus, in the liquid ocean trapped under the moon's ice.
Vox
 | Space
March 12, 2015
World
The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.
National Geographic
 | Space
March 06, 2015
World
The atmosphere of Mars is 96% carbon dioxide and less than 0.2% oxygen, but the team hope to convert the former into 99.6% pure oxygen.
Daily Mail
 | Space
March 04, 2015
World
Might icy volcanism in the form of cryovolcanoes have created the dual white spots? Or is the white material fresh, pale-colored rock either erupted from below or exposed by a recent impact?
Business Insider
 | Space
February 27, 2015
World
Astronomers found a cosmic monster that pushes theories of the early universe to the limit.
National Geographic
 | Space
February 26, 2015
World
The astronomers say it's possible that the star was visible to our palaeolithic ancestors for a few minutes of hours if this rare flaring event transpired at the time.
IO9
 | Space
February 19, 2015
Japan, Asia
A pint-sized Japanese robot that became the first android to converse with an astronaut in space has returned to Earth after 18 months in orbit.
MSN
 | Space
February 14, 2015
United States, North America
Possibly containing three times the volume of water held in Earth's oceans, astrobiologists hypothesize that Europa's ocean might be quite a cozy place for biology to gain a foothold.
Discovery
 | Space
February 04, 2015
World
As Saturn swans into sight for stargazers, the sun blasts its largest moon.
National Geographic
 | Space
February 02, 2015
World
The findings are already leading astronomers to search other stars and see if they can detect the same patterns or other exo-Saturns out there.
The Weather Network
 | Space
January 29, 2015
World
The primary body is approximately 1,100 feet (325 meters) across and has a small moon approximately 230 feet (70 meters) across.
NASA
 | Space
January 27, 2015
World
Despite the fact rover teams have lots of terrestrial data of the Martian surface, they still have a tough time moving around.
news.com.au
 | Space
January 27, 2015
World
The closest approach to Pluto is set for around 11:50 GMT on 14 July - at a miss distance of roughly 13,695 km from the surface.
BBC
 | Space
January 25, 2015
World
Two or more unknown planets could exist beyond the orbit of Pluto in our solar system, new research suggests.
Space
 | Space
January 17, 2015
United States, North America
Can you solve some of the world's biggest UFO mysteries? Rare microfilms of alien sightings from the Blue Book Project are now available online.
Daily Mail
 | Space
January 15, 2015
World
NASA's JPL released three posters from the fictional Exoplanet Travel Bureau advertising destinations outside our solar system.
Newsweek
 | Space
January 08, 2015
World
A flock of planets in their suns' habitable zones boost the odds for extraterrestrial life.
Time
 | Space
January 08, 2015
United States, North America
The shield resembles a stacking ring of doughnuts that young children play with.
Daily Mail
 | Space
January 05, 2015
World
The black hole eats rarely, though - so the demise of the new object, called G1, will be a rare opportunity for astronomers to see what happens.
Metro
 | Space
January 03, 2015
World
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a galaxy far, far away...
USA Today
 | Space
December 31, 2014
World
The Martian rock reveals a record of the planet's climate back when water likely washed across its surface and any life that might have emerged.
Astronomy Now
 | Space
December 30, 2014
World
An exploration of life aboard the International Space Station, and the surprising reasons the mission is still worthwhile.
The Atlantic
 | Space
December 28, 2014
United States, North America
If SpaceX is able to stick the landing of the first stage of its rocket with consistency, it would mark a significant advancement for space flight.
The Washington Post
 | Space
December 27, 2014
World
NASA has figured a way to build a floating city of astronaut-manned zeppelins that would hover 30 miles above the planet.
Engadget
 | Space
December 23, 2014
World
If and when we finally encounter aliens, they probably won’t look like little green men, or spiny insectoids.
Motherboard
 | Space
December 21, 2014
Russia, Europe
The increase in political friction has served to jeopardise the chance of ongoing space cooperation.
news.com.au
 | Space
December 18, 2014
World
Curiosity also detected different organic chemicals in powder drilled from a rock, the first definitive detection of organics in surface materials of Mars.
NASA
 | Space
December 17, 2014
World
Life's most meaningful moments can be forever linked with the Moon in the night sky.
Astrobotic
 | Space
December 12, 2014
World
The new data is important for answering questions about the origins of water on Earth, but not everyone is convinced.
The Verge
 | Space
December 11, 2014
World
In the huge Gale Crater where Curiosity has been exploring, the water and sediment flow might have been massive enough to build a mountain.
NPR
 | Space
December 10, 2014
Europe, Chile, South America
The revolutionary concept will have a 39-metre main mirror and will be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world.
ESO
 | Space
December 09, 2014
Japan, Asia
Following the first successful mission to land on an asteroid, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
Discovery
 | Space
December 01, 2014
World
A new mechanism for accelerating stars to enormous speeds could have profound implications for astrobiology.
Medium
 | Space
November 30, 2014
World
Researchers at NASA have discovered a nearly impenetrable barrier that prevents the most energetic electrons from reaching Earth.
redOrbit
 | Space
November 28, 2014
Italy, Europe
While being on the ISS will mean a real paucity of mountains, oceans, and caves, for first time there will at least be decent coffee.
Motherboard
 | Space
November 25, 2014
World
Brandenburg notes that Mars had two ancient civilizations which had a level of technology similar to that of the ancient Egyptians.
Motherboard
 | Space
November 22, 2014
China, Asia
The plan will include the probe's orbiting, landing and roaming, which usually require multiple missions.
Huffington Post
 | Space
November 19, 2014
United States, North America
It sounds like science fiction, but a team of graduates is about to to make it possible.
NASA
 | Space
November 15, 2014
United States, North America
Tesla's founder is looking at ways to make models that can deliver Internet across the globe.
The Wall Street Journal
 | Space
November 12, 2014
Europe
The ESA will soon accomplish one of the most important space projects ever.
Mic
 | Space
November 09, 2014
World, United States, North America
It also threatens its ability to gather information on how climate change is impacting the Earth.
EcoWatch
 | Space
November 05, 2014
United States, North America
Arthur C. Clarke would definitely approve this step towards his vision of space travel.
NBC News
 | Space
August 28, 2014

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