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May 13, 2015 08:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
By tracking the phases of six exoplanets, astronomers have tracked their daily weather cycles for the first time.
Feb 9, 2015 02:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In this dreamy observation, staring down on Mars' south polar icecap, a European spacecraft has captured stunning ruddy swirls frozen in Martian ice, like cinnamon sprinkles and coffee mixing with the frothy milk atop a rich cappuccino.
Jan 25, 2015 03:07 PM ET // Jason Major
Here today, gone tomorrow; a bright layer of frost lining a crater wall is vanquished by the springtime sun -- and seen by a NASA Mars satellite high overhead.
Dec 22, 2014 01:02 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mars' atmosphere is often viewed as frigid and unchanging, but in studies of the red planet's aeolian processes, nothing could be further from the truth -- particularly where Martian dust devils are concerned. Continue reading →
Sep 17, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Exoplanet hunters have just made it easier to identify alien Venuses, in the hopes that doing so will lead to the discovery of more alien Earths.
Jul 2, 2014 09:03 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Jul 1, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Jun 27, 2014 05:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When Martian layers of ice and dust become dislodged, they can create dramatic block falls that can be spotted from orbit. Continue reading →
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