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The gas giant now has 79 confirmed moons, including a new “oddball” one.

James Gaines, Contributor

This month we appreciate how images can take us on a journey to better understand the universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A new study suggests also looking for "bioessential" elements when searching for alien life.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

We start the year with a selection of images that look toward distant stars.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

This month, our slideshow features starry nights and winter wonderlands around our universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Explore the stars that surround us in this month's slideshow.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A round-up of the latest astronomical illustrations and a salute to Cassini.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

We offer another round of applause for the summer’s biggest astronomical event.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Two independent studies yield new insights into spectacular weather phenomena on our neighbor planets.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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