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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 April 12, 2015


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 March 24, 2015


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 January 20, 2015


Black hole observed devouring a star

An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

By November 29, 2015


Watch swirling magnetic loops on the sun in mesmerizing NASA video

An entrancing set of swirls on the sun's surface gets even brighter thanks to a perfectly placed eruption.

By November 18, 2015


Leonid meteor shower continues a month of blazing skies

November is a big month for exciting sights in the heavens thanks to a whole bunch of collisions with stuff from space. Here's how to see the show for yourself.

By November 17, 2015


Space junk 'UFO' prompts no-fly zone

An unidentified flying object suspected to be an old rocket body is on a crash course for Earth, prompting a call for precautions even though it's expected to burn up in the atmosphere.

By November 12, 2015


Filament 50 Earths wide snakes across the sun

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches sight of an extremely long filament of solar material in the form of a long, dark tendril across the sun's surface.

By October 26, 2015


What happens when a giant hole opens on the sun?

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has photographed a massive coronal hole gaping across the face of the sun. Here's what it means.

By October 18, 2015


Sensitive instrument hunts for water in interstellar space

Where there's water in the universe, there might be life. SEPIA, an instrument mounted on a telescope in the Chilean desert, might help astronomers find both.

By November 4, 2015