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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 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 3, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists have announced the discovery of a sub-surface ocean on the Saturnian moon Enceladus -- explore the tiny world's icy surface and water ice geysers in this stunning collection of images from NASA's Cassini mission.
Mar 31, 2014 02:35 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Some of Mars' lava fields may actually be massive mud flows, indicating that they weren't created by ancient volcanic activity at all.
Feb 26, 2014 02:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The leaky spacesuit worn by Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano during a spacewalk last July had leaked a week earlier, a problem that NASA failed to correctly diagnose, a panel investigating the near-drowning has found.
Feb 26, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, News Editor
Water vapor has been detected in the atmosphere of one of the first alien planets ever identified by astronomers.
Feb 10, 2014 09:19 PM ET // Jason Major
RSL: it's what all the coolest Mars researchers are talking about these days. Continue reading →
Jan 29, 2014 07:12 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In an effort to exploit in-situ resources on the moon and Mars, NASA is designing instruments that could aid future manned missions to both destinations.
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