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Apr 26, 2016 11:36 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The women who worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the 1960s weren't only trailblazers for the solar system, they were pioneers for the more accepting climate of women in sciences today.
Apr 12, 2016 04:47 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Long before the first confirmed planetary finds in the 1990s, an observer in 1917 caught evidence of planetary debris around a new star, new research into an astronomical glass plate reveals.
Mar 16, 2016 01:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Neil Armstrong's emergency landing 50 years ago changed the agenda of Gemini 8, but likely saved the crew's life.
Mar 7, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Now we are getting familiar with Pluto's strange geology, here's some other interesting geology maps of other solar system locations.
Feb 29, 2016 11:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we say goodbye to February, let's take a look back at this month's profound discovery of gravitational waves.
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
From the discovery that Earth isn't at the center of the universe to detecting the 'echo' of the Big Bang, here are some of the most profound discoveries in astronomical history.
Feb 5, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Explore some of the more unusual pictures of Apollo 14, 45 years after it landed on the moon.
Jan 28, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Three decades after NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off, we take a look back at that terrible morning in 1986 and its powerful legacy.
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