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A NASA probe called InSight is on Mars listening for marsquakes and it seems it has detected the first sounds of a quake, probably.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to former astronaut Ed Lu, who co-founded a planetary defense nonprofit, about a meteor that exploded with the energy of 10 atomic bombs over the Bering Sea.
Researchers are currently looking for candidates who will stay in bed 24 hours a day, seven days a week for 60 straight days for a study on how the body adapts to weightlessness.
NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Jennifer Ngo-Anh of the European Space Agency about their planned study during which subjects will stay in bed for two months.
During astronaut Scott Kelly's nearly year-long space flight on the International Space Station, NASA scientists measured physiological changes in him and his earthbound twin, Mark Kelly.
Israeli scientists are studying what caused an engine failure in the closing minutes of what they hoped would be a historic lunar landing.
The swirling mass around a black hole is called an "event horizon," the point of no return beyond which not even light can escape. Scientists unveiled the first image of this on Wednesday.
Every image you've ever seen of a black hole has been a simulation. Until now. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable," said Event Horizon Telescope Director Shep Doeleman.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks NASA scientist Steven Levin about the spacecraft Juno's latest Jupiter fly-by, occurring this weekend.
The device was detonated as part of a mission to better understand the origins of planets.
A total lunar eclipse that coincided with a supermoon made the moon appear gigantic and red in the January night sky.
A spokesman said the reduction would not be necessary except for "extraordinarily difficult challenges ahead.