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Video shot from a plane captures fiery demise of 'UFO' space junk

A suspected rocket body has been on a collision course with Earth for weeks. This may be the only footage of it burning up.

By November 13, 2015


Hubble spots mother lode of 250 ancient tiny galaxies

Scientists are getting a peek into the early days after the big bang thanks to Hubble's discovery of a large collection of dwarf galaxies.

By October 23, 2015


Your sunscreen is helping kill the coral reefs

A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.

By October 20, 2015


What happens to the human brain in microgravity?

Researchers from NASA and the European Space Agency are examining the effects of spaceflight on the brain.

By October 14, 2015


Rosetta's 'rubber duck' comet was once two separate comets

Scientists come to a fascinating conclusion about how Comet 67P got its unusual two-lobed shape.

By September 28, 2015


Avoid snapping overly trite tourist photos with Camera Restricta (Tomorrow Daily 242)

A German designer crafted an app inside a custom camera enclosure to scan your GPS coordinates and compare them to geotagged photos in the area. If too many people have already uploaded photos from that area, the camera's shutter retracts, forcing you to seek a new locale.

By September 16, 2015


Triple thrill: Satellite sees three solar eclipses in one day

The sun-gazing Proba-2 satellite had an action-packed day in which it witnessed a partial solar eclipse three times over.

By September 14, 2015


Astronaut in space guides Earthbound robot through precision task

An astronaut aboard the space station uses a controller with force feedback to sense what a robot is touching on Earth and guide it to complete a simple job.

By September 9, 2015


Magellanic Clouds are our trippy-looking space neighbors

If Van Gogh had made a galaxy, it might look like the Magellanic Clouds as seen by a satellite with a unique view on interstellar dust.

By September 8, 2015


Gorgeous photo shows space station lit up from below and beyond

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station captures the craft reflecting an Earthly lightning strike in front of a cosmic backdrop.

By September 4, 2015