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Earth in 2019, NASA
Life & CultureThe Earth’s core has stopped spinning – what does it mean?
Mapping the hole in the ozone layer
Life & CultureOzone: ‘My hole is tightening’
InSight’s ‘final selfie’ on Mars, via NASA
Life & CultureGoodnight sweet prince: NASA’s InSight spacecraft is dying on Mars
Baby Yoda, still from The Mandalorian (2019)
Life & CultureInside NASA’s galaxy-trawling hunt for alien life
An artist’s impression of Gaia BH1 and its companion star
Life & CultureHow likely are we to be swallowed by a black hole?
NASA’s photo of the smiling Sun
Life & CultureAt least the sun’s happy
 Tarantula Nebula, via Webb’s Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam)
Life & CultureFrom the cosmic cliffs to the Hand of God: unpicking the poetry of space
DART mission illustration, asteroid Dimorphos
Life & CultureBut it was headed for Clapham! Watch NASA blow up an asteroid
Black hole in the Perseus galaxy cluster
Life & CultureNew summer banger just dropped: 1,000 wailing souls trapped in space
Planet Earth
Life & CultureEarth has started spinning faster – what does it all mean?
An intergalactic sunrise, or an innocent slice of sausage?
Life & CultureSpace sausage: the scientist who trolled Twitter with a slice of chorizo
Cartwheel Galaxy
Life & CultureAnd now kiss! These two galaxies found love in a hopeless place
James Webb Space Telescope image of the Carina Nebula
Life & CultureWhy NASA’s amazing new images are such a big deal
The Fawn - k + Marina by Jacob Graham SQ
MusicMarina Abramović and Sound of Ceres’ K on aliens and the meaning of life
Orbital Assembly space hotel
Science & TechCould staying in a luxury space hotel cure my cosmic fears?
Lunar sample
Science & TechYou can now buy your own sweet lil piece of the moon
SOPHIE, ‘It’s Ok To Cry’
MusicAn asteroid is named after SOPHIE in a celestial tribute to the musician
Elon Musk Moon
Science & TechWill Elon Musk kill the moon? An investigation
SEE-1
Science & TechSpace-based film studios are about to be a thing
Aliens
Science & TechNASA engages theologians to prepare humanity for alien contact
Illustration of the James Webb Space Telescope in space
Science & TechNASA’s new space telescope may revolutionise the hunt for habitable planets
Jupiter
Science & TechListen to a spooky clip NASA recorded from Jupiter’s moon
Wolfgang Tillmans, “Mond in Erdlicht” (1980)
Art & PhotographyWolfgang Tillmans on his eclectic debut album inspired by celestial bodies
The Matrix
Science & TechElon Musk thinks we’re living in the Matrix