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The world’s blackest black made a Coachella stage look mind-warping

NASA’s InSight spacecraft detects its first possible ‘marsquake’ on the Red Planet

Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly hopes to bring some science to the Senate

The lure of computers means Americans are sitting more than before

Today’s Earth Day Google Doodle focuses on some of the planet’s record-breaking creatures

A small peek at the Earth’s amazing diversity

Artist Jenny Odell explains why place is the antidote to the attention economy

SpaceX’s new passenger spacecraft suffers failure during engine test

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That mental health app might share your data without telling you

Science doesn’t explain tech’s diversity problem — history does

Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain

The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk

Why Juul and Republican lawmakers want to raise the minimum vaping age

What a scholar learned from studying the world of life-hackers

Binge-watching news of terror attacks creates a vicious cycle

NASA astronaut Christina Koch’s first space mission now set to break ISS record

Rigorous new study of employee wellness programs suggests they may not be very effective

How big data for DNA puts you at risk — even if you’ve never taken a test

Even if you don’t spit in a tube, your relative might

SpaceX loses the center core of its Falcon Heavy rocket due to choppy seas

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Why NASA wants you to point your smartphone at trees

Israeli team says it will build a second lunar lander after its first one crashed into the Moon

World’s biggest airplane takes flight for the first time ever

Online trolls are harassing a scientist who helped take the first picture of a black hole

Kinetic sculptures and sound circuits: building solar-powered art at Pioneer Works

SpaceX lands all three Falcon Heavy rocket boosters for the first time ever

Getting Scott Kelly’s blood back to Earth was a logistical nightmare

Israel’s attempted Moon landing fails moments before touchdown

Scott Kelly’s year in space highlights risks to DNA and brains

SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy rocket successfully launched on its first commercial mission

Watch as a small Israeli spacecraft tries to land on the Moon today

Landing is slated for 3:25PM ET

Apple persuades Foxconn and TSMC to use only renewable energy when making iPhones

Lockheed Martin unveils lunar lander design to get humans to the Moon by 2024

An Oxford mathematician explains how AI could help us enhance human creativity

The first AI-generated textbook shows what robot writers are actually good at

This is how the real photo of a black hole stacks up to artists’ impressions

See the first image ever taken of a supermassive black hole

Look on this black hole, ye mighty, and despair

Scientists are about to unveil the first images of a supermassive black hole

Glaciers crumble and sea levels rise in this frightening new immersive mixed reality clip