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Jan 24, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
A strange, flickering white blotch found on the dwarf planet Ceres by a NASA spacecraft has scientists scratching their heads.
Jan 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, according to new observations that may help reveal how the strange balloon-like lobes formed.
Jan 16, 2015 05:49 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A new study suggests that at least two more planets are circling the sun far beyond Pluto’s orbit.
Dec 12, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe.
Dec 8, 2014 01:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Martian landscape is peppered with features that look very alien and often cannot be easily explained.
Nov 19, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Some space analysts wonder if Object 2014-28E could be part of a Russian anti-satellite program.
Nov 14, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
Nov 11, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered that a well-known asteroid has a bit of an identity crisis.
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