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The Black Holes Collection

The discovery, physics, & mergers that contribute to black holes.

Cosmos

Explore the Moon, Earth’s closest celestial body!

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Humans have occupied the ISS for 20 years

Put another way, spaceship Earth hasn't had all its humans onboard for two full decades. Read more >>>

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Infinity & Beyond — Episode 11: Gravitational Waves

Abigail Bollenbach and Astronomy magazine present you with a crash course on gravitational waves. Watch now >>>

Olympus Mons: Mars' massive volcano
Moon Village:
Humanity's first step toward a lunar colony?
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Gobekli Tepe: The world’s first astronomical observatory?
Pseudoscience and genuine archaeological mysteries surround humanity's oldest known temple. Read more >>> 
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Explore deep space mysteries with this 2021 calendar!


Inside star cities

Watch editor David J. Eicher introduce his latest book on galaxies, or order now!

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STARMUS VI: 50 years on Mars
In September 2021, Armenia will showcase the world’s great scientific minds and rock star talent in celebration of Mars exploration.  Learn more >>>
"Mars Underground"

How a group of students sparked a return to the Red Planet. 

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Martian stargazing

Dark, dusty skies.

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Life in the clouds of Venus?
Astronomers spy phosphine in the weird atmosphere of Venus, a potential sign of life. Read more >>>
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Take a trip you'll never forget!
With a range of exciting adventures to choose from, you're sure to find a trip that's perfect for you.  Explore trips now >>>
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The Degenerate Era

When the last stars die, the cosmos will turn into a drab place, with smoldering stellar remnants fading from sight like cooling embers.

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Join us!

On December 5, 2020, join us as we set sail for 15 days aboard our privately chartered cruise ship. Learn more >>

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Zooming in on the Sun

New ultra-high-resolution images reveal previously invisible filaments of million-degree plasma threaded through the Sun's atmosphere.  Read more >>>

Astronomy Exclusive

Enjoy putting together this 500-piece puzzle featuring Mystic Mountain.

Disappearing Moon

Without our satellite, the planet would wobble, dramatically affecting seasons and climate.

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'It's a haunting thing'

Space artists discuss the first black hole image.

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Humans have occupied the ISS for 20 years

Put another way, spaceship Earth hasn't had all its humans onboard for two full decades. Read more >>>

PICTURE OF THE DAYsee all »

The first one

The Dumbbell Nebula, also known as Messier 27, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula the Fox. It lies 1,230 light-years away and carries the distinction of being the first planetary nebula to be discovered. Charles Messier found it in 1764.
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