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May 23, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Jupiter and our moon will perform a celestial dance tonight, clear skies willing.
May 22, 2015 08:43 AM ET // AFP
A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy.
May 21, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A Swedish university student has created a design for an International Flag of Planet Earth that could be planted on alien worlds.
Apr 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The jostling of the giant planets Jupiter and Saturn in the solar system’s early days may have delivered a Mercury-type building block to baby Earth, providing the planet with the chemistry to heat its convecting, liquid metal core to this day
Apr 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Cassini mission has spotted a small Saturn moon illuminated by reflected sunlight off Saturn's atmosphere.
Apr 8, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The primordial planet believed to have smashed into baby Earth, creating a cloud of debris that eventually formed into the moon, was chemically a near-match to Earth.
Mar 27, 2015 12:32 PM ET
There are many things in life whose constancy we can rely on -- friends, family, death, taxes -- but our home planet isn't one of them. Things are 'a' changin'. Slooowly. How would you feel about longer days, shorter springs, and a new north star?
Mar 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Jupiter's early migration through the inner solar system caused gravitational mayhem, but it ultimately settled to allow Earth to form in a relatively quiet neighborhood.
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