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A second, smaller moon has been hanging around our planet for years

[embedded content] You’ll never guess who the moon brought home! A friend. Yes, the same solitary orb that has inspired countless poems and sighs and country songs about loneliness isn’t alone any more. There’s a tiny sidekick bobbing alongside him….

Astronomers just detected the largest explosion in our universe since the Big Bang

The closest thing to the Big Bang ever found in the universe was just detected in a galaxy 390 million light-years from Earth. It was such an energetic burst that it tore a massive cavity in the cluster plasma of…

NASA video reconstructs the harrowing lunar journey of Apollo 13

On April 15, 1970, NASA astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise aboard Apollo 13 set a Guinness World Record for the highest absolute altitude attained by a crewed spacecraft at a distance of 248,655 miles from Earth. Nearly…

Pollux: The brighter twin star

Pollux, the brightest star in the constellation Gemini, blazes in a golden light next to its bluish-white heavenly twin, Castor, in the evening skies of the Northern Hemisphere’s spring.