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Never look directly at the sun without protective glasses.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Will astronomers learn anything new when a total solar eclipse cuts a path of darkness across 14 states this month?

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Scientists differ on how many nomad plants roam the galaxy.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

There’s still time -- book a spot to see the upcoming total solar eclipse.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

This month’s slideshow features an exotic sunrise in our solar system and a comic about exoplanets.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Astrophysicists offer a possible explanation for why dark matter seems to behave differently in the Milky Way.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

This month’s tour through the universe features visits to a blistering planet and a chilly nebula, as well as a sweeping view of merging galaxies.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The signal, from two merging black holes 3 billion light-years away, is the most distant observation yet.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

This month's extraterrestrial wonders include a dune-swept Martian beach, a polar view of Jupiter, and a young planetary system that seems to glare like a demonic eye.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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