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A round-up of the latest astronomical illustrations and a salute to Cassini.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Burying certain instruments helps astronomers and astrophysicists detect otherwise difficult-to-spot particles.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

We offer another round of applause for the summer’s biggest astronomical event.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

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.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Astrophysicists offer a possible explanation for why dark matter seems to behave differently in the Milky Way.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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