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Apr 11, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.
Apr 3, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists have announced the discovery of a sub-surface ocean on the Saturnian moon Enceladus -- explore the tiny world's icy surface and water ice geysers in this stunning collection of images from NASA's Cassini mission.
Apr 3, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Gravity measurements indicate the small moon Enceladus has an ocean sandwiched between its rocky core and icy shell, a finding that raises the prospects of a niche for life beyond Earth.
Mar 28, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists this week began assessing what may be the most important part of an upcoming mission to look for life on Mars: location, location, location.
Feb 28, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A meteorite from Mars has been studied up-close and scientists have detected tiny structures that could be interpreted as having a biological origin. Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 11:51 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The first detection of intelligent extraterrestrial life will likely come within the next quarter-century
Feb 3, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Earth may be a nice and cozy place for life as we know it to evolve, but is it really the best place for life to thrive? Probably not, say two researchers. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 07:12 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In an effort to exploit in-situ resources on the moon and Mars, NASA is designing instruments that could aid future manned missions to both destinations.
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