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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.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

As summer winds down, savor images from some of the hottest, most magnetic, and awe-inspiring places in the universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Enjoy the drama of supermassive black holes, colliding planets and glittering “starscapes.”

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Numerous bits of orbiting debris threaten spacecraft, so two teams propose tracking them with unique license plate-like transponders.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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

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