Astronomers are trying to deflect a near-Earth asteroid for the first time, to prepare for a future object on a collision course with the planet.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
Alistair Jennings, Contributor
This month: Black holes and stellar revolutions.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
Spring has sprung: Interstellar edition.
Space salt, Martian clay, and unexpected X-rays feature in this month's slideshow.
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.
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