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The Planets: Jupiter
Jupiter's massive gravitational force has made it both a wrecking ball and a protector of Earth.
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Astronomers successfully predict an asteroid impact above Iceland
Two hours before asteroid 2022 EB5 entered Earth’s atmosphere, scientists knew exactly when and where the space rock would strike.
OSIRIS-REx is bringing back an asteroid sample. What now?
The debris NASA’s asteroid-touching spacecraft collected could help us learn about the origins of our solar system. But for that to happen, scientists have to protect it from just about everything.
What will the James Webb Space Telescope do?
This telescope could revolutionize our understanding of the universe.
The James Webb Space Telescope team prepares for launch
Here’s what the largest—and most expensive—infrared space telescope will set its sights on.
You didn't get sucked into a black hole. Now what?
Not everything that crosses a supermassive black hole’s accretion disc gets spaghettified, astrophysicists say.
Scientists Capture the First Light from the Big Bang
Scientists now have a detailed image of the entire universe in its infancy.
In Galaxies Far, Far Away, Some Planets Have Two Stars
What would life be like in a binary star system?