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Next Monday, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies across the U.S., from coast to coast, for the first time in about 100 years.  With excitement about the event reaching a fever pitch (even brands are trying to join the celebration), it's...

With costs of sending materials into space getting significantly cheaper, companies like SpaceX and Virgin are trying to get in from the ground up.  Virgin Orbit is the brainchild of Richard Branson that wants to function as a launching service...

Forty years ago this month, NASA launched two spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, on a grand tour of the solar system and beyond, into the mysteries of interstellar space. Mounted to each spacecraft is a golden phonograph record, a message to introduce our...

We're only about four months away from the first SpaceX launch of the most powerful rocket ship on the planet, the Falcon Heavy, and now we have an idea of what that'll look like.  SEE ALSO: Elon Musk celebrates Tesla Model S record-setting mile...

Sometimes the data just falls into place.  Data from Google shows that people around the United States are increasingly searching for information about the upcoming total solar eclipse.  But more than that, the people who are doing the most...

On Aug. 21, mid-morning Pacific time, the town of Salem, Oregon, will slip into shadow. The moon will slowly and inexorably slide in front of the sun, and our star’s light will slowly grow dimmer. Filtered through foliage, sunlight will appear on t...

In a new study published today in Science Advances, researchers report that they've found a complex molecule in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan that could lead to the formation of life. Cell membranes are the outer barrier of most cel...