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Cassini's Grand Finale Is Saving the Best Saturn Science for Last

As Cassini wraps up its 13-year mission in Saturn's system, scientists are preparing for the spacecraft's final burst of observations in the never-before-explored region between the planet and its inner rings.

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Sci-Fi Gets Science Right: 'Passengers' Nails the Physics

While aspects of the new science-fiction film "Passengers" may seem like pies in the sky to skeptics, creators of the futuristic space thriller certainly outdid "Gravity" and "Interstellar" in the physics department.

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Spooky Physics Phenomenon May Link Universe’s Wormholes

Quantum entanglement might connect wormholes, or shortcuts that in theory can connect distant points in the universe, helping to reconcile general relativity with quantum mechanics.

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Spooky Physics Phenomenon May Link Universe's Wormholes

Quantum entanglement might connect wormholes, or shortcuts that in theory can connect distant points in the universe, helping to reconcile general relativity with quantum mechanics.

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Watch Live Now! NASA Astronauts Spacewalking Outside ISS Today

On Friday, Oct. 20, NASA astronauts Randy Bresknik and Joe Acaba will venture outside the International Space Station on the third of three spacewalks aimed at upgrading the orbiting laboratory. You can watch the spacewalk live here.

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LISTEN LIVE NOW: NASA Discusses Upcoming GOLD Edge-of-Space Mission

At 1 p.m. EST today (1800 GMT), NASA officials will discuss the upcoming GOLD mission to investigate Earth's upper atmosphere, which launches tomorrow (Jan. 25) from French Guiana. Listen live here!

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Space News Webcasts: NASA Discusses Upcoming GOLD Edge-of-Space Mission

At 1 p.m. EST today (1800 GMT), NASA officials will discuss the upcoming GOLD mission to investigate Earth's upper atmosphere, which launches tomorrow (Jan. 25) from French Guiana. Listen live here!

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Watch Live Today! Ariane 5 Rocket Launching NASA GOLD Experiment at 5:20 pm ET

NASA's new GOLD mission to investigate Earth's upper atmosphere, which launches today (Jan. 25) on an Ariane 5 rocket at 5:20 p.m. EST from Guiana Space Center in from French Guiana. Watch it live here!

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World View Launches Emblem Design Contest for Near-Space Balloon Trips

A company making high-altitude balloons for rides to the edge of space wants a new logo, and it's asking the public for help. The Tucson-based group World View announced that it's seeking an emblem to represent its future passengers, or "Voyagers."

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Alien Planet-Hunting Telescope Tool Snaps 1st Amazing Images (Video, Photos)

A new instrument designed to give scientists a direct look at nearby alien worlds has seen its "first light" in Chile, astronomers announced today (June 4).

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New Meteor Shower Thrills Stargazers Despite Low ‘Shooting Star’ Count (Videos, Photos)

A new meteor shower sparked some celestial fireworks late Friday and early Saturday (May 23-24), thrilling stargazers across North America even though it did not reach spectacular 'meteor storm' levels. See photos and videos of the Camelopardalid meteors.

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New Meteor Shower Thrills Stargazers Despite Low 'Shooting Star' Count (Videos, Photos)

A new meteor shower sparked some celestial fireworks late Friday and early Saturday (May 23-24), thrilling stargazers across North America even though it did not reach spectacular 'meteor storm' levels. See photos and videos of the Camelopardalid meteors.