Ramin Skibba is a San Diego-based astrophysicist turned science writer. (Photo courtesy of University of California Science Communication Program.)
Researchers in Antarctica turned up a large amount of a form of iron likely forged in nearby supernova explosions.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
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.
Their observations confirm water lurks in the moon's subsoil, not just at the poles.
Evidence of dark matter particles may be easier to find in ancient minerals than in the newest detectors.
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