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Jul 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
Jul 6, 2015 01:24 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
Japanese scientists say they have a shooting-star secret formula that they hope to eject from a satellite to create on-demand meteor showers.
Jul 6, 2015 10:02 AM ET // AFP
Astronomers proposed a novel explanation for the strange appearance of the comet carrying Europe's robot probe: microscopic aliens.
Jun 14, 2015 10:50 AM ET // AFP
The European space probe Philae woke up overnight after nearly seven months in hibernation.
Apr 1, 2015 09:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What better way to understand how to deflect an incoming asteroid than to smash into one to see what happens?
Mar 25, 2015 11:09 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA plans to launch a robotic spacecraft to pick up a boulder roughly 10 feet in diameter from the surface of an asteroid and nudge it into an orbit around the moon.
Mar 23, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two vast underground domes are buried under central Australia that researchers have realized are the scars of the biggest and most powerful asteroid impact yet found on Earth.
Feb 3, 2015 05:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Dawn mission has shown us unprecedented detail in dwarf planet Ceres' icy surface, but the adventure has only just begun.
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