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5 Sky Events This Week: Red Planet, Lord of the Rings, and Space Mountain

The bright moon moves into late-night skies this week, offering backyard observers some early-evening opportunities to hunt down celestial sights ranging from a fading supernova to a giant asteroid. Last-chance supernova. For Monday, February 17, and the rest of the week, ...

NASA Reveals Saturn’s View Of Earth

NASA has unveiled a gorgeous Cassini spacecraft look at the Earth, Mars and Venus, as seen from behind Saturn. In orbit around the ringed planet since 2004, Cassini set up the image when it passed into Saturn’s shadow on July 19, 2013. ...

If the Shoe Fits: Animals That Wear Boots

You don’t have to wear Prada or Gucci to remain fashionable: Check out these animals strutting their stuff in booties. Elephant Chhouk the orphan elephant (see video above) now roams the forests of Cambodia with a prosthetic boot. Chhouk ...

If the Shoe Fits: Animals That Wear Boots

You don’t have to wear Prada or Gucci to remain fashionable: Check out these animals strutting their stuff in booties. Elephant Chhouk the orphan elephant (see video above) now roams the forests of Cambodia with a prosthetic boot. Chhouk ...

Top 10 Headlines Today: New Language Found, Interactive Mars Panorama

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Top 10 Headlines Today: Hole in Time Created, Tiny Ancestor Found…

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