Ramin Skibba is a San Diego-based astrophysicist turned science writer. (Photo courtesy of University of California Science Communication Program.)
Refined instruments reduce noise at the quantum level, allowing for discoveries of more distant gravitational waves.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
The SETI Institute leads the hunt for extraterrestrials, which has entered a new phase with myriad planets to focus on.
Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.
While plenty of apocalypses occur in science fiction, the risks could be shown more realistically, experts argue.
A different set of ingredients may be needed to take the next giant leap for humankind.
Astronomers are trying to deflect a near-Earth asteroid for the first time, to prepare for a future object on a collision course with the planet.
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