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Apr 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Trying to understand the ancient climate of our own planet is hard enough, but to understand Mars' climatic history, planetary scientists have had to turn to a rather inventive method of climate forensics. Continue reading →
Apr 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It seems the strange "light source" seen in one of Mars rover Curiosity's landscape observations has two possible rational -- yet fascinating -- explanations. Continue reading →
Apr 8, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is that an artificial light produced by an intelligent being on Mars? Did I really need to ask? Continue reading →
Mar 28, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
The hunt for the hypothetical Planet X has been fruitless so far, but that doesn't mean astronomers are calling it off.
Mar 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
Mar 13, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The world's premier space agency has joined the search for a Malaysian commercial jetliner that vanished into thin air over the weekend.
Mar 7, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has helped solve an infrared mystery surrounding baby star systems that has puzzled astronomers since the 1980s. Continue reading →
Mar 6, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has observed some weird things since it was launched in 1990, but this is probably one of the strangest. Continue reading →
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