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A search in X-rays suggests life might be possible around two of our three neighboring stars.

Observations of this relatively rare phenomenon offers both scientific and educational opportunities.

A Chinese satellite got a historic view of the July 2 total solar eclipse from BEYOND Moon orbit.

What do you call an orphaned moon with planetary ambitions?

The Summer 2019 issue (vol. 48 no. 3) of Mercury magazine is online for ASP members, featuring everything from black holes, awesome radio telescopes, mind-blowing astrophysical concepts to educational matters.

How a mission designed to monitor climate change is also a prototype for a technique to detect gravitational waves. [Feature excerpt]

NASA's OSIRIS-REx gets a beautiful crescent view of the asteroid, revealing the incredible array of rocks on its surface.

Lunar eclipses can help us understand meteoroid impacts and exoplanet atmospheres.

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