Outer space

The Soyuz MS-22 crew ship is pictured docked to the Rassvet module. In the background, the Prichal docking module is attached to the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module.

The week begins with bone research and cargo operations ahead of the spacewalk

The Soyuz MS-22 crew ship is shown docked to the Rassvet module. In the background, the Prichal docking module is attached to the Nauka general-purpose laboratory module. Life science and cargo operations kicked off the week for the Expedition 68 crew aboard the International Space Station. Two astronauts also plan to leave the orbiting lab …

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Cosmogenesis: An Unveiling of the Expanding Universe

Cosmogenesis: an unveiling of the expanding universe

Brian Thomas Swimme is professor of evolutionary cosmology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is the co-creator and host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary universe traveland the co-founder of the Center for the Story of the Universe, which produces content that strives to bring humanity together into a vibrant global community. Below, …

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A fireball with unexpected features as seen by the Global Fireball Observatory camera at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Alberta.

Scientists trace a fireball on a strange rocky meteoroid from the outskirts of the solar system

A rocky meteoroid that exploded over Canada last year was more extraordinary than it first appeared: it came from the outer solar system, where scientists thought only icy bodies existed. A cavalcade of professional and amateur astronomers took pictures and videos of the meteorites as it exploded over Alberta. Studying this data, the researchers determined …

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Neptune, from the James Webb Space Telescope.

Solar eclipse, meteor showers, planets coming to the sky near you in 2023

2022 has been a memorable year in astronomy. The James Webb Telescope began returning stellar images from all over the universe, two lunar eclipses graced the night sky, and Mars was back – big, bright, and shining like an orange beacon. So, what are the must-see events in the sky in 2023? Get your calendars …

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Draft UN biodiversity deal calls for protecting 30% of the planet by 2030

Draft UN biodiversity deal calls for protecting 30% of the planet by 2030

MONTREAL – Countries gathered at a United Nations (UN) meeting on biodiversity in Montreal on Sunday (December 18th) were closing in on an agreement to protect 30% of the planet by 2030 and pay out US$30 billion (S$40.7 billion) in annual aid to developing countries to save their ecosystems. Tough talks to seal a ‘peace …

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