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