NASA considers landing probe on potentially Earth-killing asteroid
August 10, 2010, 9:51 p.m. by Katherine Butler
The mission, which sounds like the theme of 'Deep Impact', would take off in 2106 to take samples of the dangerous asteroid.
Scientists discover most accurate clocks in the universe
July 13, 2010, 2:21 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Pulsars, or stars that pulse due to rapid spinning, may be the best way to keep time in space.
Cosmic forecasts found to be enhanced by space noise
July 8, 2010, 3:08 p.m. by Katherine Butler
New research shows soft X-rays, once dismissed as interference, can help predict space storms that threaten Earth.
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