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Apr 17, 2014 03:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have announced the groundbreaking discovery of an Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star within its habitable zone. Although this is exciting, calling this world "Earth-like" is a little premature. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awfully familiar.
Apr 16, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
Apr 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
Apr 12, 2014 12:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New modeling of the Pluto-Charon system give good reasons to suspect that the surface of Pluto will be riddled with faults caused in part from a liquid ocean that once lie hidden under the icy surface.
Apr 10, 2014 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When it comes to strapping rockets to anything, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone better at it than NASA. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 01:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This messed-up heart is located on the Red Planet's famous Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of Mars' biggest ancient volcanoes. 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 →
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