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Why does the Moon look close some nights and far away...

Silas Laycock, UMass Lowell Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If...

What the Voyager space probes can teach humanity about immortality and...

James Edward Huchingson, Florida International University Voyager 1 is the farthest human-made object from Earth. After sweeping by Jupiter,...

Over 100 years of Antarctic agriculture is helping scientists grow food...

Daniella McCahey, Texas Tech University Figuring out how to feed people in space is a major part of a...

Blasting out Earth’s location with the hope of reaching aliens is...

Chris Impey, University of Arizona If a person is lost in the wilderness, they...

What is a dwarf planet?

Vahe Peroomian, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Curious Kids is a series...

A lunar return, a Jupiter moon, the most powerful rocket ever...

Chris Impey, University of Arizona Space travel is all about momentum. Rockets turn their fuel into...

Real shooting stars exist, but they aren’t the streaks you see...

Idan Ginsburg, Georgia State University “I see thy glory like a shooting star.” So says the Earl of Salisbury as he ruminates about the future...

How many satellites are orbiting Earth?

Supriya Chakrabarti, University of Massachusetts Lowell CC BY-ND It seems like every week, another rocket...

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Crafting for good: why we all want to knit for penguins

Alyce McGovern Last week, a call for knitters to create tiny pullovers for oil-spill affected penguins went viral. Patterns for penguin knitwear from The Penguin...