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An outburst of Perseid meteors lights up the sky in August 2009 in this time-lapse image. Stargazers expect a similar outburst during next week’s Perseid meteor shower, which will be visible overnight on Aug. 11 and 12.
Powerful Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks with 150 Shooting Stars Per Hour Next Week

The blue dots in this field of galaxies, known as the COSMOS field, show galaxies that contain supermassive black holes emitting high-energy X-rays. They were detected by NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Array, or NuSTAR, which spotted 32 such black holes in
Black Holes Can Sing? This is the Reason Why They Emit Powerful X-ray 'Songs'

Simulated sunlight powers a solar cell that converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into syngas.
Artificial Leaf Can Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel with Sunlight

The OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer, or OVIRS, will look at the asteroid's spectral signature to detect organics and other minerals.
NASA Space Probe Flies to Near Earth Asteroid to Bring Back Space Dust

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The last woolly mammoth populations existed some 5,600 years ago.
World's Last Woolly Mammoths Died Due to Lack of Drinking Water

Side view of new ant species: Pheidole drogon.
New Ant Species Named After Game of Thrones Dragons

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon near a leg of the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, took this photograph with a 70mm lunar
Apollo Astronauts 5% More Likely to Die from Heart Disease Caused by Space Radiation

The top of this false-color image includes a grazing view of Kerwan, Ceres’ largest impact crater. This well-preserved crater is 280 km (175 miles) wide and is well defined with red-yellow high-elevation rims and a deep central depression shown in blue. K
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Craters on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Nellis Air Force Base officials confirm the light in the sky was a meteor breaking up.
Fireball or Burning Rocket? Blazing Streaks of Light Seen from Utah to California

Gray wolf coyote hybrid
There is Only One True Wolf in North America Not Three: The Gray Wolf

At about 89,000 miles in diameter, Jupiter could swallow 1,000 Earths
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is Heating Up its Atmosphere

NASA's NEEMO 21 crew will perform research both inside and outside the habitat during a 16-day simulated space mission.
NASA Astronauts Train Under Depths of Atlantic Ocean for Mars Mission

The last universal common ancestor of all life on Earth is a microbe that used to dwell near deep sea vents and underwater volcanoes.
All Life on Earth Descended From This Four Billion Year Old Microbe

Spare the Air alert is effective today over San Francisco Bay Area.
Spare the Air Alert Effective Today Over San Francisco Bay Area

False colour SEM micrograph of procyclic form Trypanosoma brucei as found in the tsetse fly midgut.
New Microbots Can Deliver Medicine and Unclog Arteries

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