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Measuring a year is so complicated even astrophysicists can’t agree on how to do it.

  • Feb 24, 2017

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.

  • Feb 24, 2017

The worlds are close and potentially habitable, but you shouldn’t pack your bags for TRAPPIST-1 just yet.

  • Feb 22, 2017

The newfound solar system could be the best place in the galaxy to search for life beyond Earth.

  • Feb 22, 2017

There’s no ‘nice farm in the country’ for spacecraft at the ends of their lives.

  • Feb 21, 2017

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.

  • Feb 17, 2017

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.“

  • Feb 17, 2017

Zoologist Bill Schutt talks about his new book on cannibalism.

  • Feb 15, 2017

When it comes to star-planet relationships, scientists have a lot more to learn. (Don’t we all?)

  • Feb 14, 2017

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.

  • Sep 2, 2016
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