A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
Space salt, Martian clay, and unexpected X-rays feature in this month's slideshow.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
We look back in space-time this month to herald a new year.
An assortment of twinkling images of space, stars and spacecrafts.
View new pictures of Mars, the last picture of the dwarf planet Ceres and images of the brightest galaxy in the universe.
Mysterious dark matter particles may be blowing past Earth at 1.8 million kilometers per hour.
Charles Q. Choi, Contributor
Images of far away, misty nebulas and lurking black holes haunt us this month.
Scientists use something that comes from space to peer into large objects like pyramids
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Enjoy illustrations of pulsar winds, the planet Vulcan and galactic ripples.
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