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Sep 21, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Check out some of the coolest images of the planet from space and below.
Sep 9, 2014 08:37 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Moonlets in Saturn's F-ring are being created and destroyed at an astonishing rate by the gas giant's tidal chaos. Continue reading →
Aug 28, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists believe they have spotted a rocky planet in the making around a young, sun-like star 1,200 light years away in the constellation Vela.
Feb 23, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A zircon crystal from Western Australia moves the date Earth's first solid crust began to cool from 600 million years ago to 100 million years ago.
Jan 18, 2014 10:31 AM ET // Jason Major
An enormous ring of dust and gas encircling a distant star may be forming planets at this very moment. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2014 09:12 PM ET // Jason Major
Observations by ESA's Venus Express confirm the presence of high-altitude waves kicked up by surface features far below. Continue reading →
Dec 18, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Flying robotic missions into space is expensive, but winning the $636 million jackpot would go a long, long way. Continue reading →
Dec 4, 2013 03:43 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The icy Jovian moon has a strange surface -- regions of flat ice interrupted by chaotic terrain. What causes the chaos? Europa's internal heat convection may hold the key. Continue reading →
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