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Jan 30, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
A new three dimensional model of the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant provides insights into how these massive explosions occur.
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 23, 2015 12:10 PM ET
Ceres is an embryonic planet that had the misfortune of seeing Jupiter crush its dreams of becoming a legit planet on its own. But the more scientists learn about the plucky dwarf, the more they like it.
Jan 23, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
On Friday night, observers all across North America will witness a rare event (weather permitting).
Jan 21, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
Scientists are finding more evidence of a galactic 'skeleton' lurking inside the appendages of the Milky Way, and studying these massive 'bones' could help researchers get a better idea of what our galaxy looks like from the outside.
Jan 21, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA astronaut Terry Virts managed to photograph Comet Lovejoy from orbit.
Jan 21, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Jan. 19, 2015, was a red letter day for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory -- one of its instruments, having continually stared at the sun for 5 years, captured its 100 millionth observation of our nearest star.
Jan 2, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
With the Quadrantid meteor shower, timing is everything.
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