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Most of Earth likely formed during the solar system’s first million years, study finds

When people think about the most important ingredient for life on other planets, they usually talk about water. But there’s another element...

Asteroid explorer collects first samples thought to be rich in organic compounds; a Purdue scientist will be among the first to study

A fireball lit up the Australian sky in the first week of December, as Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer sent a capsule containing...

New study helps pinpoint when Earth’s tectonic plates began

Rocks tell story of planet’s transition from alien landscape to continents, oceans and life

BBC: ‘Nearest black hole to Earth discovered’

Astronomers have a new candidate in their search for the nearest black hole to Earth.
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Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

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NPR: A public payphone in China began ringing and ringing. Who was calling?

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