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Radio signals from alien auroras may help expand the search for new planets outside the solar system, astronomers suggest.
It may be just a star, but the sun is the center of our world. It holds the solar system together; pours life-giving light, heat, and energy on Earth; and generates space weather.
The most popular theory of our universe's origin centers on a cosmic cataclysm unmatched in all of history—the big bang.
Humans have studied nebulae for centuries. But space-based and infrared telescopes that can cut through the dust are casting these cosmic cloud formations in a whole new light.
Explore space, with its mysterious galaxies and black holes, and learn more about where we have been and where we're going in this final frontier.
The Innovators Project
Meet some of science's most important movers and shakers—from past and present.
'Live From Space' March 14
How to Feed Our Growing Planet
National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.
A new study on marmoset monkeys offers some hints about the causes of stillbirth.
The Titan Missile Museum gives an insider's look at what might have happened if the Cold War had turned into World War III. Video.
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