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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By 13 April 2015

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Hot shots from NASA's Earth Observatory show a changing planet (pictures)

Each year NASA's Earth Observatory picks enlightening or incredible images of our planet taken from space and has the public vote on them in Tournament: Earth. Here are Crave's favorites.

16 Images By 25 March 2015

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NASA's solar observatory marks 100 millionth image

The Solar Dynamics Observatory celebrates five years of sun-worshipping by releasing its impressive 100 millionth image of our closest star.

By 21 January 2015

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Blue giants create Prawn Nebula's spectacular glow

Two rare blue stars ionise the gas in the Prawn Nebula, allowing it to emit its own light.

By 3 September 2015

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By 24 January 2014

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The best way to see the epic 2015 Perseid meteor shower as it peaks

One of the most spectacular night sky shows of the year is here, and the pesky moon isn't around this time to spoil it. Here's how to take it in.

By 13 August 2015

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NASA's EPIC video shows dark side of the moon passing over Earth

We often see the moon sailing through our night skies from down here on Earth, but a new NASA video shows a perspective we never get.

By 6 August 2015

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Lt. Uhura from 'Star Trek' is hopping on a NASA plane

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who played Lt. Nyota Uhura on "Star Trek," is going back to space. Sort of. She'll take part in a NASA image-capturing flight in September.

By 5 August 2015

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NASA's new million-mile view of Earth is a stunner

A faraway satellite turns its eyes back to its home planet to catch a fresh photo of our Blue Marble suspended against the darkness of space.

By 21 July 2015

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Stephen Hawking backs $100 million effort to find aliens

Technically Incorrect: Funded by billionaire Yuri Milner, the project will be listening very hard for alien noises, with Hawking and other scientists in support.

By 21 July 2015