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Apr 15, 2014 07:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Last night, a spectacular celestial event dazzled the skies -- the Earth blocked light from the sun, initiating a lunar eclipse.
Apr 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Trying to understand the ancient climate of our own planet is hard enough, but to understand Mars' climatic history, planetary scientists have had to turn to a rather inventive method of climate forensics. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft has imaged something peculiar on the outermost edge of the gas giant's A-ring. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 04:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A helium leak on the launch pad has forced SpaceX to cancel their planned Falcon 9 rocket launch today, postponing the private company's third International Space Station resupply mission until another attempt on Friday. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A backup computer failure on the International Space Station will not impact the SpaceX cargo resupply run planned for later today. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2014 08:45 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
No enthusiastic skywatcher misses a total eclipse of the moon, and if weather permits tonight, neither should you.
Apr 14, 2014 07:56 AM ET
What is a blood moon, why does it happen, and how can you see it? Trace explains everything you need to know about this rare lunar event.
Apr 12, 2014 12:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New modeling of the Pluto-Charon system give good reasons to suspect that the surface of Pluto will be riddled with faults caused in part from a liquid ocean that once lie hidden under the icy surface.
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