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A view of nearly 10,000 galaxies are seen in a Hubble Telescope composite photograph. The Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF) photograph is a composite of a million one-second exposures and reveals galaxies from the time shortly after the big bang.  (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Universe May Have Had No Beginning At All

Big Bang? What Big Bang? In a new theory, researchers suggest that the start of the universe may have involved no bang at all.

02/26/2015

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VIDEO: Asteroid That Whizzed by Earth Has its Own Moon

As an asteroid up to 1,800 feet across made its closest approach to Earth Monday, NASA scientists noticed it brought something else along.

01/27/2015

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, pictured in 2005. (Photo credit: Bruce Weaver/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Spacecraft Almost to Pluto: Smile for the Camera!

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its nine-year voyage to Pluto, with just over 100 million miles to go before reaching there this July.

01/23/2015

A United Nations panel wants to set up an early warning system to track and deflect potentially dangerous Near-Earth Objects. (NASA/Newsmakers)

Asteroid 1,800 Feet Across to Whip Past Earth on Monday

An asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth’s way. But don’t worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.

01/21/2015

In this handout image provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, the International Space Station. (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

6 Evacuate U.S. Part of Space Station; NASA Says All Are Safe

Astronauts hurriedly evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station and moved to its Russian module after a coolant problem emerged Wednesday, but Russian and U.S. officials insisted all six crew were not in any danger.

01/14/2015

(Photo credit PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Comet Lovejoy Can be Seen in D.C. Area Tuesday Night

Even though temperatures will hang around the 20’s Tuesday night, a green comet may be worth braving the cold for.

01/13/2015

NASA (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NASA Investigators Find Cause of Failed Rocket Launch in Va.

NASA says the incorrect installation of equipment caused the launch of a sounding rocket on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to end prematurely.

01/12/2015

(Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Explores Inflatable Spacecraft Technology

Devising a way to one day land astronauts on Mars is a complex problem and NASA scientists think something as simple as a child’s toy design may help solve the problem. Safely landing a large spacecraft on the Red planet is just one of many engineering challenges the agency faces as it eyes an ambitious goal of sending humans into deep space later this century.

01/03/2015

City lights shine brighter during the holidays in the U.S. when compared with the rest of the year, as shown using a new analysis of daily data from the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. Dark green pixels are areas where lights are 50 percent brighter, or more, during December (Credit: Jesse Allen/NASA's Earth Observatory)

NASA Satellite Sees Holiday Lights Shine Bright from Space

NASA scientists have used satellite images to discover an increase of brighter nighttime lights in major cities during Christmas and New Year’s in the U.S.

12/18/2014

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

Wallops Island Rocket Launch Pad Awaits Repairs

Despite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.

12/17/2014

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