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Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7,626 pounds of crew supplies, hardware, and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire, growing food, and cancer therapies

Orbital cargo ship arrives at space station

'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South America

Feb 26, 2017 - 9:09 PM

(UPDATED) The solar eclipse is most visible in a 100-kilometer (62-mile) band cutting through Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo

'Ring of fire' eclipse delights Africa, South America

7 Earth-like planets found orbiting nearby star

Feb 23, 2017 - 6:41 AM

A nearby dwarf star is orbited by at least 7 exoplanets, a number of which have the potential to sustain life, scientists announce

7 Earth-like planets found orbiting nearby star

NASA set to reveal major exoplanet 'discovery'

Feb 22, 2017 - 12:10 PM

NASA will hold a news conference 'to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun'

NASA set to reveal major exoplanet 'discovery'

Mystery radio bursts traced to distant galaxy

Jan 05, 2017 - 9:25 AM

The discovery, however, does not answer the core question of what produces these strange emanations that long escaped the notice of professional star-gazers

Mystery radio bursts traced to distant galaxy

Duterte's war on drugs, Leila de Lima, US Secretary of State | Evening wRap

Dec 13, 2016 - 10:49 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Duterte's war on drugs, Leila de Lima, US Secretary of State | Evening wRap

Dark matter 'smoother' than we thought – study

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The finding may throw into question what little we know about the birth and growth of the cosmos, astronomers report

Dark matter 'smoother' than we thought – study

Russia seeks answers after ISS cargo ship crashes

Dec 02, 2016 - 7:05 PM

Russia's space agency says the Progress ship – carrying tons of food and equipment as well as gifts for the ISS crew of 6 – was lost minutes after launch Thursday evening, December 1, in 'an abnormal situation'

Russia seeks answers after ISS cargo ship crashes

'Thank the aliens': Thousands displaced for China's huge telescope

Dec 01, 2016 - 1:16 PM

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) comes at the cost of forcibly displacing about 9,000 villagers who called the site in Pingtang county their home

'Thank the aliens': Thousands displaced for China's huge telescope

World looks up to gaze at extra bright 'supermoon'

Nov 15, 2016 - 9:44 AM

At a distance of 356,509 kilometers (221,524 miles), this is the closest it has been to Earth since 1948, creating what NASA described as 'an extra-supermoon'

World looks up to gaze at extra bright 'supermoon'

'Supermoon' graces Monday night sky

Nov 14, 2016 - 6:03 PM

On Monday, November 14, the Moon will be at its closest point to Earth, making it appear closer and larger in the night sky, a phenomenon usually called as a 'supermoon'

'Supermoon' graces Monday night sky

Expect longer nights: Autumnal equinox begins September 22

Sep 21, 2016 - 11:40 PM

September's fall equinox occurs when the sun crosses the celestial equator, an imaginary line in the sky above earth's equator. This changes the angle of sunlight and makes the day and night last approximately the same length.

Expect longer nights: Autumnal equinox begins September 22

Duterte, Proxima Centauri, Britney Spears | 12PM wRap

Aug 25, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Watch the 12PM wRap with Zak Yuson

Duterte, Proxima Centauri, Britney Spears | 12PM wRap

Earth-like planet orbiting star nearest our Solar System

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:00 AM

Scientists confirm the presence of an Earth-like exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the star nearest our Solar System

Earth-like planet orbiting star nearest our Solar System

LIVE: 2016 Perseid meteor shower

Aug 11, 2016 - 11:49 AM

Bookmark this page to watch the 2016 Perseid meteor shower live, courtesy of Slooh Community Observatory

LIVE: 2016 Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteor shower: Prepare for 'outburst'

Aug 09, 2016 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) For about an hour around 2300 GMT, there will be more than double the usual fireball activity associated with the annual Perseid meteor shower

Perseid meteor shower: Prepare for 'outburst'

Scientists discover strange planet with 3 stars

Jul 08, 2016 - 2:35 PM

The planet, named HD 131399Ab, is located about 340 light years from Earth and is believed to be about 16 million years old

Scientists discover strange planet with 3 stars

Real-life Tatooine? Scientists discover giant new planet orbiting two suns

Jun 14, 2016 - 8:24 AM

Located near the Cygnus constellation, the planet Kepler-1647 b lies some 3,700 light-years away from the Earth

Real-life Tatooine? Scientists discover giant new planet orbiting two suns

Astronaut Scott Kelly to retire in April

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:37 PM

Kelly hopes the legacy of his near-one-year mission would be to help pave the way toward a deep space mission to Mars someday

Astronaut Scott Kelly to retire in April

AS IT HAPPENS: March 9 total solar eclipse

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) Watch 2016's lone solar eclipse again, courtesy of Slooh

AS IT HAPPENS: March 9 total solar eclipse

Strange radio bursts from space come in clusters – study

Mar 03, 2016 - 9:38 AM

The repeated pulses emanate from well beyond the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy, according to a study published in the journal Nature

Strange radio bursts from space come in clusters – study

Radio flash came from galaxy 6B light-years away – study

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:59 AM

The team says their breakthrough also sheds light on another long-standing science question – that of the 'missing matter'

Radio flash came from galaxy 6B light-years away – study

India OKs plan to build gravitational waves observatory

Feb 18, 2016 - 8:42 AM

More detectors in other parts of the world will allow scientists to study gravitational waves from different orientations

India OKs plan to build gravitational waves observatory

China's space telescope to displace humans in search for aliens

Feb 16, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Provincial officials vow to relocate 9,110 residents living within 5 kilometers of the 500-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) by September

China's space telescope to displace humans in search for aliens

Philae comet probe: World prepares for final farewell

Feb 03, 2016 - 11:43 AM

The success of the campaign to humanize a scientific instrument has left the European Space Agency (ESA) with a dilemma: how to communicate Philae's demise?

Philae comet probe: World prepares for final farewell

Mamasapano probe, Spratlys visit, largest solar system | 12PM wRap

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler's newscast, The wRap

Mamasapano probe, Spratlys visit, largest solar system | 12PM wRap

Long-distance relationship: Astronomers spot widest-known solar system

Jan 28, 2016 - 9:01 AM

Astronomers find the widest-known solar system, with a huge planet so far from its star that it takes nearly a million years to complete an orbit

Long-distance relationship: Astronomers spot widest-known solar system

Solar system could have '9th planet,' researchers say

Jan 21, 2016 - 10:13 AM

Sorry, it's not Pluto: Anomalous orbits of Kuiper Belt objects eventually lead to the conclusion that a massive planet exists in the outer edges of our solar system

Solar system could have '9th planet,' researchers say

Pre-dawn spectacle: 5 planets in rare alignment

Jan 20, 2016 - 4:48 PM

Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn will be visible in the sky at dawn until around late February – the first time in a decade

Pre-dawn spectacle: 5 planets in rare alignment

Space bloom: Astronauts grow flower at space station

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweets: 'Yes, there are other life forms in space!'

Space bloom: Astronauts grow flower at space station

Exploding star shines brighter than any supernova seen

Jan 15, 2016 - 7:46 PM

Known as ASASSN-15lh, astronomers say it is the 'most powerful supernova discovered in human history'

Exploding star shines brighter than any supernova seen

2015 top science stories: Edited genes, reusable rockets, water on Mars

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Within Earth and beyond, what are the most important and intriguing stories in science from the previous 12 months? We ask the Mind Movers of The Mind Museum.

2015 top science stories: Edited genes, reusable rockets, water on Mars

Obama sambut Ahmed, pelajar pembuat jam diduga bom

Oct 20, 2015 - 6:32 PM

Obama undang Ahmed Mohammed hadiri Malam Astronomi di Gedung Putih

Obama sambut Ahmed, pelajar pembuat jam diduga bom

Blue skies, frozen water detected on Pluto

Oct 09, 2015 - 5:01 AM

Never before has Pluto – a resident of the distant Kuiper Belt, a frigid region of the solar system beyond Neptune that is home to many comets and asteroids – been observed in such detail

Blue skies, frozen water detected on Pluto

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:07 AM

A farmer killed for protesting sand mining is allegedly not the first one murdered, Go-Jek CEO and Founder Nadiem Makarim talks to Rappler about Go-Mart, and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

LIVE EVENT: Lunar eclipse, September 2015

Sep 28, 2015 - 5:17 AM

Watch the 'blood moon eclipse' live, courtesy of Slooh Community Observatory

LIVE EVENT: Lunar eclipse, September 2015

'Super blood moon' to give stargazers a rare show

Sep 24, 2015 - 11:33 PM

The Moon will be at its closest orbital point to Earth, called perigee, while also in its brightest phase

'Super blood moon' to give stargazers a rare show

'Eternal doze': Universe slowly dying, study finds

Aug 12, 2015 - 9:51 AM

The international team carries out the most precise measurements of energy generation in a large portion of space ever completed and finds that it is only half of what it was 2 billion years ago and fading

'Eternal doze': Universe slowly dying, study finds

Comet 67P, robot lab Philae's alien host, nears Sun

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:19 AM

Scientists hope the heat of perihelion – when the comet comes closest to the Sun in its orbit – will cause the enigmatic traveller to shed more of its icy crust

Comet 67P, robot lab Philae's alien host, nears Sun

Found: 'Bigger, older' Earth-like planet

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:00 AM

(UPDATED) A planet orbiting a Sun-like star 1,400 light years away is found to be strikingly similar to Earth – and could shed light on what our planet could become in the future

Found: 'Bigger, older' Earth-like planet

Stephen Hawking launches biggest-ever search for alien life

Jul 21, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Russian Silicon Valley entrepreneur Yuri Milner, who is funding the Breakthrough Listen initiative, says it will be the most intensive scientific search ever undertaken for signs of alien civilization

Stephen Hawking launches biggest-ever search for alien life

#PugadBaboy: Space gas

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Space gas

#PugadBaboy: Space gas punchline 2

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Space gas punchline 2

#PugadBaboy: Space gas punchline 3

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Space gas punchline 3

NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby

Jul 14, 2015 - 7:51 AM

There is a one in 10,000 chance that the spacecraft could be lost in a collision with debris around Pluto

NASA counts down to nail-biter Pluto flyby

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

Jul 12, 2015 - 10:18 AM

A piano-sized NASA spacecraft, called New Horizons, hurtles toward the distant celestial body on its way toward a historic flyby on Tuesday, July 14

NASA craft discovers heart shape on Pluto as flyby nears

Glitch sees NASA briefly lose touch with Pluto mission

Jul 07, 2015 - 8:32 AM

The communications blackout on Saturday, July 4, lasted nearly an hour and half, and perplexed scientists as they tried to figure out what had gone wrong aboard the New Horizons spacecraft

Glitch sees NASA briefly lose touch with Pluto mission

Philae wakes up, Google bans revenge porn, Minecraft goes virtual reality | SciTech4u

Jun 26, 2015 - 5:46 PM

And YouTube launches its Newswire service!

Philae wakes up, Google bans revenge porn, Minecraft goes virtual reality | SciTech4u

Shooting star on demand: Start-up plans man-made meteors

Jun 26, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Lena Okajima, who holds a doctorate in astronomy, says her company, ALE, is intending to launch a micro satellite that can eject shooting stars at exactly the right time and place to put on a celestial show

Shooting star on demand: Start-up plans man-made meteors

Comet probe Philae dials home, 'doing very well'

Jun 20, 2015 - 2:01 PM

The Philae mission seeks to unlock the long-held secrets of comets, which may reveal how the Solar System was formed

Comet probe Philae dials home, 'doing very well'