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Scientists may have found a planet outside of the Milky Way galaxy for the first time
In this 30 second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 10, 2021, in Spruce Knob, West Virginia.
Astronomers find signs of a planet beyond our galaxy with NASA telescope
Astronomers have found signs of a planet outside our galaxy with a space telescope that detects X-ray emission.
If NASA green lights this interstellar mission, it could last 100 years
The Voyager spacecraft have ventured far outside our solar system.
Now a team of scientists are hoping to take the next interstellar mission even farther.
Facing sky-high connection fees, rural Ontarians go off the grid | CBC News
When Craig Timmermans set out to build a new headquarters for his companies in northern Ontario, he reached out to the power company to find out how much it would charge him to connect to the grid.
Alien false alarm: 'Extraterrestrial' radio signals turn out to be human
Astronomers searching for alien life thought they'd spotted signs of intelligence beyond the solar system - but the signals turned out to be human.
SpaceX is close to launching Starship after testing its deep space engine
SpaceX will launch its next-generation Starship SN20 rocket next month after successfully testing its deep space Raptor Vacuum engine, Elon Musk has confirmed.
Alien life could depend on this one geological event
Exoplanets are being discovered at a rapid rate, with 4,531 planets in 3,363 systems, with another 7,798 candidates awaiting confirmation).
Astronomers catch a preview of the Sun's grisly demise
Scientists have long known the fate of our Solar System - and likely the fate of Earth itself.