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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, the exploding star SN 2014J will be visible in darker skies in the early evening, thanks to the...

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. That allowed the spacecraft to capture the arrangement of rings, moons and worlds seen...

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 was found severely malnourished and missing his front left foot, likely due to a run-in with...

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 was found severely malnourished and missing his front left foot, likely due to a run-in with...

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