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The moon is much older than it previously let on

Scientists have finally found out the real age of the moon, and it wasn’t through birth records.

Rare red nova cosmic event could be visible to Earthlings in 2022

This awesome celestial event will be witnessed by the naked eye in only a few years.

SpaceX looking to eventually land three Falcon Heavy rockets at once

The private space firm SpaceX is still pretty psyched about successfully landing its Falcon 9 rocket, and now the company is looking a few more steps ahead.

Watch footage of a spacecraft fly over the surface of Saturn's moon Titan

With the Cassini-Huygens mission set to wrap up in September, NASA has released some footage from the probe's fly-by of Saturn's moon Titan.

The moon may have formed from the merging of smaller moonlets

For a long time, scientists have largely believed the moon was created by a major collision between Earth and an early protoplanet around 4.4 billion years ago. But some new evidence indicates we might’ve had it wrong.

Image of the day: How Mars would look as a habitable planet with oceans

Scientists believe that a very long time ago, Mars was not all that different from Earth. It had water — and probably a decent little atmosphere, to boot. So what might it have looked like a few billion years ago?

New NASA mission designed to search for gigantic black holes

They’re a staple of science fiction, and a new NASA mission aims to search out the monstrous black holes hiding across the universe.

NASA to explore metal asteroid believed to be the core of a long-destroyed planet

Though Mars gets a lot of the attention, there are still a ton of fascinating missions just begging for a green light in the rest of our solar system — and here’s the shiniest one of all.

Astronauts on the ISS have won the mannequin challenge. Seriously, you can't beat this.

The mannequin challenge has pretty much taken the world by storm, and now the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has gotten involved. Yeah, we don’t think anybody is going to beat this.

NASA sizzle reel shows everything we have to look forward to in 2017

It goes without saying that 2016 hasn’t been the greatest year, claiming artists and actors that will leave us reeling well after the calendar flips. But 2017 brings a fresh start— and as NASA points out — some very exciting space projects.

This planet-eating sun puts the Death Star to shame

Darth has nothing on HIP68468, which actually ate at least one of its planets.