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Feb 25, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA's Dawn mission slowly spirals in on its dwarf planet target, Ceres' alien landscape is becoming sharper by the day.
Feb 21, 2015 04:56 PM ET // Jason Major
If observations made by ESA's Mars Express are indicative of similar processes seen on Earth, these ancient Martian hills may also hide hidden deposits of ice.
Feb 19, 2015 05:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Ceres and Pluto slowly come into view, take a look back at what we thought these worlds would look like up close.
Feb 19, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA spacecraft speeding toward an epic flyby of Pluto on July 14 has beamed home its first good looks at two moons of the dwarf planet.
Feb 18, 2015 03:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
Feb 17, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Dawn probe is slowly closing in on its final destination and new observations of the dwarf planet Ceres are revealing a fascinatingly complex little world.
Feb 13, 2015 12:30 PM ET
Most of us kind of get that the Earth is spinning and lots of other stuff out there is doing the same. Fair enough, but ... WHY?
Feb 12, 2015 01:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
From a distance of 100 kilometers, the European Rosetta mission captured a stunning overall view of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and its strengthening jets of vapor.
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