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Nov 10, 2015 03:10 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
Nov 10, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What's next for NASA's Dawn mission as it moves closer to the surface of dwarf planet Ceres? See some of its recent work in pictures.
Nov 9, 2015 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What's with those asteroids that are streaming dust, just like a comet? One researcher explains how this could happen.
Oct 30, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New lunar gravity maps point out a stark and unexpected difference between the sizes of ancient asteroids that slammed into the moon billions of years ago and the sizes of the rocky bodies that occupy the in the Main Asteroid Belt today.
Oct 23, 2015 06:36 PM ET // AFP
Ethyl alcohol and a simple sugar found on the famous comet shed light on the cosmic origins of planets like Earth.
Oct 1, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall,
New maps of Ceres show the dwarf planet's mysterious bright spots and huge, pyramid-shaped mountain in a new light.
Sep 15, 2015 08:32 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Newly found evidence suggests that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.
Sep 4, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists are developing a novel space robot that can take up the challenge of hopping and rolling over microgravity terrain while doing valuable science.
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