Have astronomers found chemical precursor to life?
January 14, 2013, 10:34 a.m. by Tia Ghose, SPACE.com
Some astronomers think that the ingredients for life are formed in cold, gas-, dust- and plasma-filled interstellar clouds.
White House: No Death Star for U.S. military
January 14, 2013, 9:25 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
While the Death Star represents a significant potential for job creation, the Obama 'administration does not support blowing up planets.'
Amateur astronomers discover 42 alien planets
January 12, 2013, 9:30 a.m. by Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Forty volunteers with the crowd-sourcing Planet Hunters project discovered the new planet candidates, which include 15 potentially habitable worlds.
Big sunspot unleashes intense solar flare
January 11, 2013, 6:40 p.m. by SPACE.com Staff
A sunspot known as AR1654 produced the M1-class flare, according to officials with NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Largest spiral galaxy in universe revealed
January 11, 2013, 9:24 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
NCG 6872's enormous size and odd appearance are the consequence of its gravitational interaction with a neighbor galaxy.
Huge asteroid Apophis won't hit Earth in 2036
January 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m. by Tariq Malik, Space.com
The asteroid was discovered in June 2004 and gained infamy after a preliminary study suggested it had a 2.7 percent chance of hitting the Earth.
Einstein was right: Space-time is smooth, not foamy
January 10, 2013, 3:50 p.m. by SPACE.com
Scientists traced the journey of photos from a gamma-ray burst that originated 7 billion light years away to determine the shape of space-time.
Sun and moon line up, give birth to 'king tides'
January 10, 2013, 1:50 p.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
'King tides' is a non-scientific term to describe these exceptionally high tides, which occur twice per year, and can potentially cause flooding.
Most Earth-like planet possibly found
January 10, 2013, 12:17 p.m. by Clara Moskowitz
In a year where many 'super-Earths' have been found, the latest discovery in that line is the most similar to Earth of all of them.
'Deadliest Space Weather': Series premieres on The Weather Channel
January 10, 2013, 10:10 a.m. by Clara Moskowitz, Space.com
The series investigates wild weather systems throughout our solar system, such as violent winds on Saturn, dust storms on Mars, and acid rain on Venus.
NASA deal may put inflatable private module on space station
January 9, 2013, 4:40 p.m. by Dan Leone, Space.com
The inflatable space habitat could be used for extra storage and provide flight data on the on-orbit durability of Bigelow’s inflatable modules.
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