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Will our moon join the planet club?


If one scientist’s proposal is convincing enough, we could be looking at the planet Luna.

Undead astro-photos are being reanimated—by you


With Astronomy Rewind, you could be in on the next big cosmic discovery.

Why Earth once sang a song of ice and fire


Jon Snow knows nothing about how the phenomenon of Snowball Earth is now thought to have occurred—and what it could mean for our future. 

Trump's 2018 NASA budget: The good, the bad, and the very, very ugly

Jupiter's moon Europa

The White House has released its proposed budget for 2018, and it's a mixed bag for NASA. Some programs do well, others OK, and some —notably education and climate science — get eviscerated.

What Earth's oldest fossils could mean in the search for extraterrestrial life


Things crawling around on ancient earth could be a clue for whether there was ever life outside our planet.

Matrix-style brain stimulation tech being tested to teach real-world skills


One of the coolest things about The Matrix was the way Neo and the gang could simply download new skills and abilities with the press of a button. Now ... what if that were actually (kind of) possible?

Matter vs. antimatter: we're starting to solve the mystery


We're just a baryon closer to finding out why we exist thanks to a recent study at the Large Hadron Collider.

We're sending a spacecraft to the sun. That's hot.


NASA's Solar Probe Plus is getting closer to the sun than anything launched from Earth, ever.

Scientists moving ahead with research to resurrect the dead with stem cells


A U.S. biotech company is preparing to start experiments using stem cells to try to stimulate 20 brain-dead patients back to life. And no, this isn't an elevator pitch for a sci-fi horror film.

If you liked the science in the movie Arrival, I want to have a (single) word with you

frame from Vox animation about the movie Arrival

The movie Arrival had really good science in it, thanks to the work of the Science and Entertainment Exchange. And sometimes, one word can make a difference