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Butterfly basin: Astronomers find the biggest known reservoir of planet-forming ingredients around a young star!

In the vast expanse of the cosmos, countless elements and compounds converge in cosmic clouds, offe…

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The most hated workplace software on the planet

It creates mountains of busywork for everyone. So why do more than half of the companies in the For…

Matt Alston   


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The mystery of how the moon formed is still puzzling scientists. The secret could lie deep within our planet.

Scientists have several theories for how the moon first formed. The leading hypothesis involves a m…

Marianne Guenot   


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A dreamy new image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows the birth of 50 sun-like stars

Webb's vibrant one-year anniversary image shows about 50 stars in various stages of formation about…

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Six-time Fittest Woman on Earth says giving birth was like her first CrossFit Games. It was the best day of her life, but not easy.

Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr, a CrossFit champion, returned to competing five months after giving birth, an…

Rachel Hosie   


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In a fiery swirl of orange gas, a new planet is born — witnessed by astronomers for the very first time

The pictures captured by the SPHERE instrument on the VLT are the deepest images of the AB Aur…

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Expensive housing is the reason the planet is burning, the rich are getting richer, and women are choosing to have fewer children

The housing market sits at the center of several economic battles. Building more of it can shape a …

Ben Winck   


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A newly found ‘super’ Earth only takes 2.4 days to complete a year

That means where Earth takes 365.25 days to complete a year, this new super Earth does in less than…

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This new super Earth is 70% bigger than our planet, but it's also more than 50 times hotter

It is 70% more massive than our home planet and one day on the planet only lasts 16 hours — that…

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Habitable earth-sized planet discovered but its Sun doesn't set for over two weeks

The Earth isn’t going to last forever. Scientists continue to debate over what poses the greater …

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NASA's planet-hunter uncovers its first world with two stars 1,300 light-years away

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) revealed its observations during the 235th …

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured photos of cyclones, changing colors, and seasons on 4 distant planets

NASA's most powerful space telescope peers across the solar system to spy new storms on Jupiter and…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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An astronomer at Japan's space agency is making simple animations that reveal the surprising physics of the solar system

As a scientist at both NASA and JAXA, James O'Donoghue has studied the planets. In his free time, h…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope detects water vapor on hot, Jupiter-sized planet orbiting a distant star

NASA's new telescope is already peering into the atmospheres of planets orbiting other stars. This …

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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The award-winning videos of the microscopic world in 2020

Nikon's Small World in Motion competition showcased the best microscopic footage of the year. Here'…

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We live next to the largest gas cloud in the Milky Way — and it's giving birth to new stars

A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals that we live next to the largest gas cloud in the galaxy. …

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Planet 9, our solar system's mysterious missing world, could be an ancient black hole orbiting the sun, a new paper suggests

The scientists behind the new study say that direct observations of the mysterious object ⁠- if ast…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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6 celebrities on their wildest psychedelic experiences, from Carrie Fisher flashing tourists to Sting helping a cow give birth

Anthony Bourdain, Nick Kroll, Carrie Fisher, and other celebrities shared their most memorable expe…

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Companies are taking a radical new approach to electricity - and it could be great news for the planet

Our use of electricity is one of the biggest factors in carbon emissions. If you're leaving your li…

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An Apollo astronaut says the greatest moment of NASA's program was not the moon landing - it was the 'cosmic birth' of humanity

"You realize that people often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die.' In reality, if you think a…

Dave Mosher