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First Ever Plant Grown On The Far Side Of The Moon Dies
The experiment is intended to test whether life can be sustained on the moon in the long term.
25 Jupiter Pictures That Capture The Chaotic Beauty Of Our Solar System’s Largest Planet
These stunning Jupiter pictures, captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft, show the hidden beauty that lurks within the planet's chaotic storms.
New Discovery Confirms That Earth Has Two Other ‘Moons’ Orbiting It Made Completely Of Dust
They orbit Earth at the same distance as our known Moon, they're nine times wider than our planet, and we weren't even sure they were there — until now.
NASA Has Lost Priceless Space Artifacts Due To Poor Record-Keeping, Report Reveals
A new report conducted by NASA's Office of the Inspector General pointed out flaws in the agency's procedures regarding historical artifacts.
NASA Fixes Hubble Telescope Like Anyone Else Would — By Turning It Off And On Again
One of the telescope's backup gears, called a gyroscope, had been shut off for 7.5 years.
Spooky “Death Comet” That Looks Like A Human Skull Will Pass By Earth Right After Halloween
The asteroid is more than 2,000 feet wide and has been classified as potentially hazardous.
Life On Earth May Once Have Been Purple, Researchers Say
The "Purple Earth" hypothesis suggests that retinal, a purple-pigmented molecule, once dominated plant life before chlorophyll— making for some not-so-green foliage.
A Moon Can Have Its Own Moon And The Internet Wants Them To Be Called Moonmoons
While moonmoon is the Internet's favorite title, other names like "submoon," "moonlet," and "moonito" have all been suggested.
30-Year-Old Doorstop Turns Out To Be Meteorite Valued At $100,000
A Michigan family had been using the 22-pound rock as a doorstop for the last 30 years when it occurred to them to bring it to the local university for analysis.
Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life Star Trek Planet Vulcan
Creator of the series, Gene Roddenberry, identified a real-life star as the planet Vulcan's would-be sun. As it turns out, there actually is a "Vulcan" orbiting that star.
Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure
"Nobody would really elaborate on any of the circumstances as to why. The FBI were up there. What their purpose was nobody will say."