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Felisa Wolfe-Simon also reflected about her experience as a young scientist thrust into the heart of a web-fueled controversy.
Russian rocket soon to be only way to reach International Space Station once NASA shuts down its shuttle program in 2011.
Astronomers think the stellar explosion was a Type Ia supernova, which is an especially energetic and bright variety.
The find represents a significant success for Qatar's science research program, and demonstrates the power of science to cross political boundaries and increase ties between nations.
Scientists estimate Voyager 1 completely exits the solar system and enters interstellar space in 2014.
Spotting Venus during in the daytime is a little bit easier than you may have thought.
Satellites have spotted the high-altitude explosions of natural fireballs that routinely dive into the Earth's atmosphere, and talks are under way to offer scientists access to that data.
Shuttle is 'one trick pony' that will be the only way to reach the International Space Station by next year.
An unnamed moon may have plunged into Saturn 4.5 billion years ago, forming the rings around the planet.
Space agency could receive $18.91 billion for 2011, $186 million more than it received for 2010.
Capsule carrying the cheese was the world's first commercial spacecraft to launch into orbit and return to Earth safely.
On Dec. 14, be sure to watch what is said to be the best show in the sky all year.
Carbon-rich world indicates that our solar system may be far more diverse than scientists had imagined.
Newfound world is at least seven times the mass of Jupiter.
SpaceX's capsule splashed into the Pacific Ocean, following a mission that should pave the way for a flight to the International Space Station.
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