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Apr 10, 2014 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When it comes to strapping rockets to anything, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone better at it than NASA. Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
When the sun sets, the show begins: night after night of incredible weather, shimmering aurorae, and stunning starry vistas over the rugged and rural landscapes of South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming are captured in "Huelux." Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2014 09:12 PM ET // Jason Major
Observations by ESA's Venus Express confirm the presence of high-altitude waves kicked up by surface features far below. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a veritable menagerie of alien worlds orbiting other stars, but this most recent exoplanetary find is perhaps one of the strangest.
Jan 2, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2013 01:20 AM ET // Discovery News
As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
Oct 7, 2013 11:29 AM ET // Ray Villard
There were fears that if NASA's New Horizons mission reached Pluto too late, the dwarf planet's atmosphere would have frozen out. But fear not! It appears the little world's air is actually getting thicker. Continue reading →
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