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Jun 24, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Venus is looking hot. And it looks like lava might be causing it.
Jun 19, 2015 06:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Titan's alien lakes of methane may be formed from the same processes that create sinkholes on Earth.
Jun 11, 2015 06:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft careens through the solar system with Pluto in its cross-hairs, new detail in the dwarf planet's surface is popping into view at an ever increasing rate.
Apr 8, 2015 02:58 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Glaciers beneath the dusty sands of Mars contain enough water to coat the planet with more than three feet of ice, a new study shows.
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.
Apr 2, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As far as rocks on any planet go, this formation looks fascinating -- but these rocks are on Mars and they hold clues to TWO periods of water on the red planet.
Mar 23, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two vast underground domes are buried under central Australia that researchers have realized are the scars of the biggest and most powerful asteroid impact yet found on Earth.
Mar 12, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The moon's past was livelier and more complex than scientists had thought, new results from China's first lunar rover suggest.
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