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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
After achieving nuclear fusion at age 14, Taylor, now 19, is working with subatomic particles for solutions to nuclear terrorism and cancer.
'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.
Larvae attract more larvae, but not if they don’t have any bacteria. by Ed Yong
The nation's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen is taking a 2,000-mile road trip from Montana to its new home in Washington, D.C.
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The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, featuring a new forward by Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available. Proceeds support our mission programs, which protect species, habitats, and cultures.