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Vast 'Demolition Derby' In Space Surprises Scientists

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 04/13/2012 07:07 AM EDT on A young star that is home to at least one alien planet is also ringed by a v...

Could Aliens On Other Planets Be Spotted If They Like Bright City Lights?

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) There's probably no intelligent life in the outer solar system. But it couldn't hurt to check. ...

NASA Paints An Alien's View Of Our Solar System

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for video.* Scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center used the Discover supercomputer to create a simulation of our solar syste...

NOVA's Pluto Files (With Neil deGrasse Tyson) Will Make You a Better American

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sharon Glassman

In 2000, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium (and People's Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive), downsized Pluto from a super-cute planet to a tiny, icy body.