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Apr 20, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An explanation of the CMB Cold Spot may have been found and it could be caused by the biggest structure in the known universe.
Apr 20, 2015 08:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On March 12, Rosetta was imaging Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of 75 kilometers (46 miles) and by pure chance it spotted an eruption of dusty material from the shaded nucleus. Continue reading →
Apr 16, 2015 01:49 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A ghostly apparition has long been known to follow Saturn moon Enceladus in its orbit around the gas giant. But until now, scientists have had a hard time tracking its source.
Apr 16, 2015 04:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As this stunning series of observations from NASA's Dawn mission shows, sunlight is returning to Ceres' surface, allowing the spacecraft its first view of the tiny planet after being hidden in its shadow for more than a month.
Apr 15, 2015 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This is the first color photo of Pluto and moon Charon captured by NASA's New Horizons mission, providing an exciting clue as to what lies in store during the spacecraft's flyby on July 14.
Apr 15, 2015 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Let's just call this one a win, shall we?
Apr 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Cassini mission has spotted a small Saturn moon illuminated by reflected sunlight off Saturn's atmosphere.
Apr 14, 2015 07:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new study carried out by the ESO's Very Large Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revealed for the first time that dark matter may well interact with itself. Continue reading →
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