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Planets/moons

How you cover a trip to the moon and share the news with the world.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

A reporter recalls what it was like to cover the space race.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Half a century after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon, can NASA recover the sense of adventure that sparked its Cold War triumph?

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Pressurized water may cause quakes on Mars the same way fracking and wastewater injection trigger quakes on Earth.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Gaze upon halos of light, streams of interstellar gas, and nearby Earthlike planets this month.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has detected changes in Jupiter’s magnetic field, making it the first planet known to share this feature with Earth.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The tiny world of Ultima Thule, which lies at the outer edges of the solar system, is flattened like a pancake, with few craters.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

This month: Black holes and stellar revolutions.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Understanding how seemingly solid rocks get squished could make mining and construction projects safer.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

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