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Behold The Strange Beauty Of A Tangled Nebula

This is all that's left of a massive star that died 40,000 years ago.

ByKiona Smith
Space
This Hellish Version of Earth Has Lava Oceans

Surf's up — if you dare.

ByKiona Smith
Space
NASA Didn’t Just Redirect An Asteroid — It Reshaped It

Forget a little misdirection; DART rearranged almost a tenth of asteroid Dimorphos's mass.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Houston, We’ve Landed Sideways (Again)

Another lunar landing, another toppling payload.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
The Inverse Interview
Is Adam Sandler’s New Sci-Fi Movie a Secret Anti-Capitalist Allegory?

“It’s a reflection on the spectacle that is human life in modern days. We are here led to believe that we’re here to buy shit.”

ByJake Kleinman
Space
46 Years Ago, a Rare Alignment of Our Planets Allowed For An Iconic Space Mission

With Voyager 1 on the fritz, it's a great time to look back at the 46-year space mission's origin story.

ByKiona Smith
Space
NASA's Future Moon Rocket Just Took a Huge Step Towards Being Ready to Launch

This critical piece of rocket hardware is finally whole.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
‘Odysseus’ Just Performed First American Moon Landing Since Apollo

The landing was packed with drama.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
The Webb Telescope Just Solved a 37-Year-Old Space Explosion Mystery

SN 1987a is the only supernova that's been visible with the unaided eye in the last 400 years, and we're only now figuring out what's at its center.

ByKiona Smith
Space
The Uncanny Donut-Shaped Region Beyond Neptune Could Be ‘Billions of Miles’ Larger Than We Thought

A NASA spacecraft has encountered a puzzling finding in this cosmic hinterland.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
A Backbone Holding Up the Milky Way Is Bending — And Astronomers Don't Know Why

The nearby Radcliffe Wave is in motion, a new study reveals.

ByKiona Smith
Space
An Oversized Baby Star Is Hiding In This Rare Hubble Space Telescope Snapshot

Space images are one part science, one part artistry.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Look! Epic Images Show ‘Odysseus’ Lander On Its Way To the Moon

It's smooth sailing for now.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
SpaceX Could Launch Intuitive Machines’ Moon Lander Tonight And Finally Make History

Intuitive Machines hopes its Nova-C lander, dubbed Odysseus, will launch to the Moon tonight aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Watch Out For These Bizarre Animal Behaviors That Occur During a Solar Eclipse

When the Moon passes in front of the Sun, animals get very confused.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Rare Meteorites That Could Be Long Lost Chunks of Mercury Just Fell To Earth

The meteorites are an extremely rare type of space rock called aubrites.

ByKiona Smith