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Sally Ride's Legacy Lives On

35 years after making history as the first American woman in space, the late astronaut’s story is still inspiring young women to embrace science and engineering

June 18, 2018 — Bonnie J. Dunbar and The Conversation US

Jupiter Crackles with Polar Lightning

Juno spacecraft data suggest lightning on Jupiter is much more common than we thought—but it congregates near the poles, not the equator as on Earth. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

June 17, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

What's It Take to Get to Pluto?

Astrobiologist David Grinspoon describes some of the stories that make up his new book on NASA’s epic first mission to Pluto

June 16, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

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