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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...

Supermoon! Red blood lunar eclipse! It’s all happening at once, but...

Shannon Schmoll, Michigan State University The first lunar eclipse of 2021 is going to happen during the early hours...

Half the matter in the universe was missing – we found...

J. Xavier Prochaska, University of California, Santa Cruz and Jean-Pierre Macquart, Curtin University In the late 1990s, cosmologists made a prediction about how much ordinary...

Curious Kids: Why do people look into space with telescopes but...

Silas Laycock, University of Massachusetts Lowell Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

Are we alone? The question is worthy of serious scientific study

Kevin Knuth, University at Albany, State University of New York Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this...

LIGO announcement vaults astronomy out of its silent movie era into...

Chad Hanna, Pennsylvania State University When LIGO detected its first gravitational wave back in September 2015, I was pretty excited to say the least. As...

Rarity of Jupiter-like planets means…

Rarity of Jupiter-like planets means planetary systems exactly like ours may be scarce Stefano Meschiari, University of Texas at Austin Is our little corner of the...

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How flood insurance works: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: Hurricane Harvey dumped up to 50 inches of rain on parts of Texas and Louisiana last month....