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‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 finale has thrills, spills and a surprise no one saw coming

December 20th, 2020 by

The second season finale of “The Mandalorian” on Disney Plus will result in just about every different reaction possible. Here’s our recap of the stunning episode.

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Ancient Earth had a thick, toxic atmosphere like Venus — until it cooled off and became liveable

December 20th, 2020 by

Earth is the only planet we know contains life. Is our planet special?

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On This Day in Space! Dec. 20, 1904: Mount Wilson Observatory founded

December 20th, 2020 by

On Dec. 20, 1904, the Mount Wilson Observatory was founded. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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How did the solar system form?

December 20th, 2020 by

The formation of the solar system is a challenging puzzle for modern astronomy and a terrific tale of extreme forces operating over immense timescales. Let’s dig in.

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As heavenly bodies converge, many ask: Is the Star of Bethlehem making a comeback?

December 20th, 2020 by

On Dec. 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will cross paths in the night’s sky and for a brief moment, they will appear to shine together as one body.

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Did the universe’s creator hide a message in the cosmos?

December 20th, 2020 by

Did the creator of the universe leave a hidden message in the cosmos for intelligent life? If so, scientists have yet to find it. But at least one is still trying.

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