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Jul 31, 2015 09:44 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than thought.
Jul 29, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity went out of its way to investigate a rock the likes of which it has never seen before on the Red Planet.
Jul 21, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
An Arctic crater holds promise for figuring out how to spot something interesting on the moon or Mars, an astronaut says.
Jul 16, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As New Horizons speeds past Pluto, it's natural to wonder what we can look forward to now. Luckily, there's a fleet of spacecraft prepared to soar all over the solar system in the coming years.
Jul 7, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mars rover Opportunity has recommenced driving duties and continues to explore the red planet despite a series of recent setbacks focusing on its aging memory.
Jul 7, 2015 11:03 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
The moisture in the atmosphere of Mars could be particularly conducive to life if the water condenses out to form short-term puddles in the early morning hours.
Jun 30, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
Jun 29, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
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