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NASA’s Incredible Voyager Probes Celebrate 40 Years of Space Discovery

NASA’s Incredible Voyager Probes Celebrate 40 Years of Space Discovery

We’ve celebrated NASA’s Voyager probes quite a bit on this site and with good reason. Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 are some of the...

Take a Look Inside the World’s First Nuclear Power Plant

Take a Look Inside the World’s First Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear power — it remains one of the most controversial yet impressive forms of power generation in the world. When it works well, nuclear...

U.S. Anticipates First Total Solar Eclipse Today Since 1918

U.S. Anticipates First Total Solar Eclipse Today Since 1918

The total solar eclipse spanning the entire United States will happen in just a few hours. Starting just after 10 a.m. local time in...

You Can Watch Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse Live on Twitter

You Can Watch Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse Live on Twitter

Many people around the world are freaking out over Monday’s solar eclipse. More importantly, moms throughout the globe are clawing for overpriced viewing glasses...

Asteroids in the Early Solar System May Have Been Giant Balls of Mud

Asteroids in the Early Solar System May Have Been Giant Balls of Mud

Asteroids, bits of space rubble left over from the solar system’s formation, may hold the key to understanding how planets form. While there’s still...

Research Suggests Turmeric Could Help Fight Cancer in Infants

Research Suggests Turmeric Could Help Fight Cancer in Infants

Turmeric, the spice commonly associated with Indian cooking, has been used by researchers as a treatment for infants with cancer. Neuroblastoma is the most...

NASA Is About to Livestream a 6-Hour Spacewalk from the ISS

NASA Is About to Livestream a 6-Hour Spacewalk from the ISS

Forgot your Netflix binge and check out the NASA channel instead. The International Space Station will be broadcasting its happenings for six hours. This includes...

Scientists and Engineers from Zuckerberg’s Organization Answer Questions on Reddit

Scientists and Engineers from Zuckerberg’s Organization Answer Questions on Reddit

A group of researchers, scientists, and engineers are taking to Reddit to field questions about saving the world. Seriously. A team from the Chan...

South Australia Will Be Home to the World’s Biggest Single-Tower Solar Thermal Power Plant

South Australia Will Be Home to the World’s Biggest Single-Tower Solar Thermal Power Plant

South Australia has approved the biggest solar thermal power plant of its kind in the world. The 150-megawatt structure received the green light from government officials...

Watch How the Sun’s Magnetic Forces Halted an Intense Solar Eruption

Watch How the Sun’s Magnetic Forces Halted an Intense Solar Eruption

A suit of NASA instruments captured a unique solar phenomenon that was previously unexplained by astrophysicists. An intense solar eruption was naturally terminated by...