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Measuring a year is so complicated even astrophysicists can’t agree on how to do it.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science will partner with the March for Science — a sign that the research community is ready to jump into the political fray.
The worlds are close and potentially habitable, but you shouldn’t pack your bags for TRAPPIST-1 just yet.
The newfound solar system could be the best place in the galaxy to search for life beyond Earth.
There’s no ‘nice farm in the country’ for spacecraft at the ends of their lives.
In a reversal, information on animal welfare at research facilities was restored to the government database. But reports on breeders, exhibitors and other facilities are still missing.
Inspired by rogue national parks, nearly 300 museums and libraries are posting 140-character truths like “Climate change is accelerating the extinction of plants and animals.“
Zoologist Bill Schutt talks about his new book on cannibalism.
When it comes to star-planet relationships, scientists have a lot more to learn. (Don’t we all?)
At an international meeting of geologists Monday, the working group tasked with defining the “Anthropocene” says they have a start date: 1950, when humans started nuclear tests.