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Jan 29, 2015 02:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New research suggests that the frozen cores of 'mini-Neptunes' could be transformed into habitable worlds with a little help from their red dwarf hosts.
Jan 29, 2015 05:19 AM ET
A recent asteroid flyby might freak some of us out a little bit, even though it was no danger to Earth. It turns out that kind of thing happens all the time.
Jan 28, 2015 03:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hiding deep inside the Gum Nebula, some 1,300 light-years from Earth, are a collection of mysterious objects that look like comets -- but they're certainly NOT comets.
Jan 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Liquid water apparently flowed on the surface of the huge asteroid Vesta briefly in the relatively recent past, a surprising new study suggests.
Jan 28, 2015 10:03 AM ET
On Earth, the sun usually looks like an orange blob or a yellow blob, depending on the time of day. Fascinating, sure, but - a blob. If you want to take the boring out of the sun, you need NASA images. Amy explains how the agency gets its cool shots.
Jan 27, 2015 08:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX on Tuesday released a new animated video clip of its Falcon Heavy rocket launching from Florida. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 04:54 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA spacecraft en-route to the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter returned its sharpest images yet of its target, the dwarf planet Ceres.
Jan 27, 2015 11:28 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have found an ancient, more compact version of our solar system, which could have implications for the search of extraterrestrial life.
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