Astronomy

GALILEO
The new european GPS system should be running on November
PIERRE AUGER OBSERVATORY
Up to 60% more muons detected in cosmic-ray shower
ASTRONOMY
Astrophysicists observed Eta Carinae at an unprecedented level of detail
SCHIAPARELLI
ESA's vehicle sent to Mars crashed onto its surface
ASTRONOMY
Methane creates canyons and lakes on the surface of Saturn's largest moon
ASTRONOMY
ESA released preliminary data on the survey of stars in the Milky Way
SYLVIO FERRAZ MELLO
Studies helped explain characteristic anomalies in the orbits of asteroids
PROXIMA CENTAURI B
A newly discovered planet is the focus of the search for life beyond Earth
JAMES WATSON CRONIN
American physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1980, died at age 84
COVER STORY
Telescopes will study dark matter, dark energy, and map the cosmos in 3D
COVER STORY
International partnerships and investments should boost astrophysics in São...
FAST
A Chinese radio telescope should be up and running in three months
SOAR
Spectrograph may be able to observe elements of the first stars in the Universe
ASTRONOMY
An abrupt “jump” by Jupiter is believed to have pushed Mercury into its...
SHOOTING STARS
Astronomers have cameras set up in France to monitor meteors

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