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This Map Shows Exactly What You’ll See During April’s Eclipse From Everywhere in the United States

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

More than 300 million people in the US will see a partial eclipse on April 8, 2024.

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The Solar Eclipse May Include A Rare Comet If You Look In Just the Right Spot

ByKiona Smith

The comet might be bright enough to see with the unaided eye during the eclipse, but only if it erupts at the right time.

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The Complete Guide To Avoiding Scams And Buying the Right Solar Eclipse Glasses

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Ghost Particles Could Help Untangle Quantum Gravity

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A Famous Star Trek World Is Actually A Fancy Galactic Illusion

What astronomers thought might have been a planet in the exact location of Spock’s homeworld was actually an illusion all along.

ByKiona Smith
Gaming News
Why Starfield Fans Are Angry At The Game’s Latest Update

$7 for a single mission is a bad deal no matter how you slice it.

ByTrone Dowd
Space
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

An X-class solar flare represents the most powerful solar eruptions.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Elusive Fast Radio Bursts In Space Probably Come From the Most Ordinary Galaxies

A recent study traced 28 fast radio bursts to very average galaxies, with unremarkable magnetic fields and very little drama.

ByKiona Smith
Space
A Radio Telescope Captured the Noise Humanity Leaks Into Space

ROLSES had a bumpy ride aboard the Odysseus Lander earlier this year, but it still pulled off some cool science.

ByKiona Smith
Space
In an Extremely Unlikely First, Scientists Found Frost On the Peak of Mars’ Volcano Olympus Mons

A team of scientists recently discovered frozen water in an unlikely place on Mars.

ByKiona Smith
Science
Why Phone Cameras Are the Hidden Secret to Taking Amazing Photos of the Northern Lights

The latest smartphone features overcome the limitations of human vision.

ByDouglas Goodwin and The Conversation
Space
Boeing Starliner Hits The ISS Just In Time — To Help Process An “Awful Lot Of” Stored Urine

A crucial part for the ISS toilet becomes a last-minute addition to the Starliner payload.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
NASA Needs SpaceX’s Starship to Work — Here’s the Critical Reason Why

It's Not Just About Artemis 3, there's also an important side quest.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Liftoff! Watch Boeing Starliner’s Historic Launch Through These 7 Photos

An Atlas-class rocket hasn’t sent humans into space since the Mercury program’s final flight 61 years ago.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
The Acolyte Got Fire In Space Ridiculously Wrong — In Real Life, It’s So Much Weirder

We get it. Star Wars isn't science fiction. But still.

ByKiona Smith
Space
This Hot, Inflated Alien World Is A Preview of Earth’s Final Days

If anyone lives on Earth in 5 billion years, they may get to live just a little bit longer.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Suni Williams Just Became the First Woman To Test Fly An Orbital Spacecraft

Boeing Starliner's Wednesday launch aimed to be only the sixth time the U.S. has debuted a new spacecraft.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
The Hubble Space Telescope Is Still Alive — But Can’t Study The Cosmos As It Once Did

Hubble is still delivering incredible science — but will now slow down.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Steve, A Weird Ribbon of Light in the Northern Sky, Has A Twin

"Eh! Steve!"

ByKiona Smith
Space
Look! NASA’s Lucy Mission Stumbled Upon An Asteroid With Planet-Like Features

Dinkinesh is a tough half-mile-wide rock.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space

A Famous Star Trek World Is Actually A Fancy Galactic Illusion

ByKiona Smith

What astronomers thought might have been a planet in the exact location of Spock’s homeworld was actually an illusion all along.

Health

In a Bizarre Experiment, Neuroscientists Figured Out How We Control This Extremely Basic Human Need

ByKnowable Magazine and Emily Underwood

How do we sense the need to urinate? The basic urge is surprisingly complex and can go awry as we age.

Health

This Popular Longevity Diet Has Been Around Since At Least the Bronze Age

ByElana Spivack

Sans diet culture.

Space

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

An X-class solar flare represents the most powerful solar eruptions.

Health

These Ultra-Processed Plant-Based Foods Might Increase the Risk For Many Diseases

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

Not all plant-based meals are healthy.

Space

Elusive Fast Radio Bursts In Space Probably Come From the Most Ordinary Galaxies

ByKiona Smith

A recent study traced 28 fast radio bursts to very average galaxies, with unremarkable magnetic fields and very little drama.

Science

What Magicians Can Tell Us About Animal Intelligence

ByBetsy Mason and Knowable Magazine

By performing tricks for birds, monkeys and other creatures, researchers hope to learn how they perceive and think about their world

Health

MDMA’s Future As A Treatment For PTSD Is In Question

ByElana Spivack

While this will slow MDMA’s pharmaceutical arrival to the U.S., the rejection isn’t necessarily permanent.

Space

A Radio Telescope Captured the Noise Humanity Leaks Into Space

ByKiona Smith

ROLSES had a bumpy ride aboard the Odysseus Lander earlier this year, but it still pulled off some cool science.

Health

Your Mouthwash Might Be Harming This Key Part of Your Health

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

Researchers found there was a significant difference in the oral microbiome between those who used an alcohol-based mouthwash and a normal mouthwash.