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A New Recipe for Hunting Alien Life

For most life in the universe, oxygen might be a deadly poison. Surprisingly, that might make such creatures easier for astrobiologists to find

January 24, 2018 — Lee Billings

You Live in a Strange Solar System

Astronomers found that other star systems tend to host similarly sized exoplanets—far different from ours. Christopher Intagliata reports.

January 10, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

How Old Is the Universe?

Everyday Einstein explains how we determine the age of our universe from ancient stars and relic radiation left over from the big bang

January 10, 2018 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

Science for the Modern World