Ceres is an embryonic planet that had the misfortune of seeing Jupiter crush its dreams of becoming a legit planet on its own. But the more scientists learn about the plucky dwarf, the more they like it.
On Friday night, observers all across North America will witness a rare event (weather permitting).
The huge geysers on Jupiter's icy moon Europa have gone underground.
Congress unexpected adds more money to Obama's NASA budget, much of it earmarked for a journey to Europa.
Just as George Lucas re-released his classic Star Wars trilogy in digitally remastered versions for a new audience, NASA has re-released a remastered view of one of their own space classics. Continue reading →
Here on Earth, diamonds are rare and valuable. And forever, if you're a James Bond fan. A few planets in our friendly little solar systems might be flush with them -- it might even be raining diamonds on the gas giants Saturn and Jupiter!
The biggest storm in the solar system may be slowly dwindling, but as can be seen from this view, even the shadow from Jupiter's biggest moon cannot engulf the mighty Great Red Spot. Continue reading →
A nearby star is not acting its age, thanks to the influence of a massive exoplanet.
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