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We explore how powerful your laser needs to be to get noticed on Mars and beyond.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Peer into the most massive black holes in the universe and marvel at extreme solar flares this month.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Signal hints at possible interactions between ordinary hydrogen and dark matter in the early universe, but some scientists remain skeptical.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

We start the year with a selection of images that look toward distant stars.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

About 100 years ago Henrietta Swan Leavitt helped prove the existence of other galaxies. She is still inspiring astronomers today (infographic).

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

This month, our slideshow features starry nights and winter wonderlands around our universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Even some of the most powerful explosions in the universe might be explained by the collision of magnetic fields.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The giant black hole is one of the biggest ever observed from this far back in time.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Explore the stars that surround us in this month's slideshow.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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