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Oct 6, 2015 01:24 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Yes, that's right, there's a hole in the sun, but it's not a sign of anything scary, it's actually a wonderful insight to some pretty 'cool' solar dynamics.
Oct 5, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's been 40 years since the Soviet Venera 9 spacecraft transmitted the first images of Venus' hellish landscape -- are there plans to go back?
Oct 2, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Our solar system has some prime locations (besides Earth) for alien life.
Oct 1, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Mike Wall,
New maps of Ceres show the dwarf planet's mysterious bright spots and huge, pyramid-shaped mountain in a new light.
Sep 30, 2015 03:30 PM ET // AFP
Throwing open the doors to the hallowed halls of science, stumped researchers welcomed help from the public Wednesday in solving a number of nagging mysteries about dwarf planet Ceres.
Sep 28, 2015 10:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have solved the mystery of why the comet being studied by Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft is shaped like a rubber duck -- it started off as two separate comets.
Sep 15, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
New research shows that the planet completes a rotation on its axis roughly 9 seconds faster than scientists previously thought.
Sep 13, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Sarah Lewin,
A mix of craters, ice flows, mountains, valleys and dunes coexist on Pluto in the latest amazing images from the New Horizons spacecraft.
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