Seen and heard, the fireball is a stunning breakthrough into kilonovas, bursts of energy believed to produce metals like gold and uranium in the universe.
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Mr. Musk’s booster, scaled back from last year’s plan but still the largest ever, could take travelers to Mars, the moon — or around the world in minutes.
Here are answers to some questions you might have about the discovery that was announced on Monday.
Launched in 1997, the Cassini-Huygens mission has reshaped scientific understanding of the solar system’s most exotic planet and its mysterious moons.
As the Voyager mission is winding down, so, too, are the careers of the aging explorers who expanded our sense of home in the galaxy.
Orbiting the ringed planet since 2004, the spacecraft solved some mysteries and made discoveries that upended our notions about the solar system.
From just five blinks of starlight, scientists now know more about the next destination of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.