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Nov 20, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Contributor
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a massive, never-before-seen icy cloud at the south pole of Saturn's huge moon Titan.
Nov 13, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A pale blue dot may not be the only hint of life beyond the solar system. New research suggests astronomers pay attention to pale orange worlds as well, since they may resemble what Earth looked like earlier in its history.
Nov 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A windy day on HD 189733b is nothing to take lightly.
Nov 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A solar storm that missed Earth but smashed into Mars last March dramatically confirmed long-held suspicions that the sun is blasting away the Martian atmosphere, and doing so at a rate that will leave the planet airless in another couple of billion years, if not sooner.
Oct 2, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Red dwarf stars may be able to support habitable exoplanets after all -- through complex tidal interactions between star and planet, global magnetic fields could evolve, protecting hypothetical life forms from the red dwarfs' ferocious nature.
Sep 21, 2015 03:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In 'The Martian,' astronaut Mark Watney gets hit by debris, blown away and partially buried by a terrible Martian dust storm. But how accurate is this depiction of living on the Red Planet?
Sep 17, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New photos from NASA's mission to Pluto reveal more detail in the dwarf planet's dynamic atmosphere and surprising landscape.
Sep 2, 2015 03:54 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A pressure chamber used to simulate harsh environments, such as what exists on Venus, Saturn's moon Titan and the giant planets, is open for business at NASA's Glenn Research Center.
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