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May 3, 2016 11:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mark your calendars: The smallest planet in the solar system is about to make a REALLY big entrance.
May 2, 2016 02:20 PM ET // AFP
The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water.
Apr 28, 2016 08:03 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
How did these odd scars form on the icy world?
Apr 27, 2016 04:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Learn more about the strange new class of planets that wander alone in the galaxy.
Apr 27, 2016 01:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a series of images that look as if they've been pulled from a science fiction movie, four powerful lasers blast from the dome of the Very Large Telescope at the ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.
Apr 22, 2016 11:52 AM ET // FoxNews.com/Science
The 'pink moon' is named after flowers, but the moon, itself, will appear to be smaller than usual because it is at its furthest point from the Earth.
Apr 15, 2016 10:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
In his final DNews segment, President Obama will highlight Henrietta Swan Leavitt, whose insights helped devise a cosmic yardstick for measuring the universe.
Apr 12, 2016 07:43 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A forensic search identifies direct descendants of the Renaissance genius. And researchers hint there are some surprising names.
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