This Just In
Apr 20, 2015 08:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On March 12, Rosetta was imaging Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of 75 kilometers (46 miles) and by pure chance it spotted an eruption of dusty material from the shaded nucleus. Continue reading →
Apr 20, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Underpinning tributes this week marking the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch is the knowledge that the orbiting observatory has years of cutting edge science projects ahead.
Apr 20, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An explanation of the CMB Cold Spot may have been found and it could be caused by the biggest structure in the known universe.
Apr 17, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Even though Apollo 13 never landed on the moon, the upper stage of it's Saturn V rocket did.
Apr 17, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
If every failure offers a learning opportunity, what can Apollo 13 teach us?
Apr 17, 2015 11:55 AM ET
Of all of the dwarf planets we know about, Ceres might be the most mysterious. Recently, scientists found two bright spots on its surface. What could they be?
Apr 16, 2015 04:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As this stunning series of observations from NASA's Dawn mission shows, sunlight is returning to Ceres' surface, allowing the spacecraft its first view of the tiny planet after being hidden in its shadow for more than a month.
Apr 16, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft is in the final days of an unprecedented and unexpectedly long-lived, close-up study of the innermost planet of the solar system, with a crashing finale expected in two weeks.
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