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Feb 25, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Chilean geyser called El Jefe provides new insight on how these natural wonders work. →
Feb 9, 2015 12:00 PM ET // AFP
Glass-paneled walls filled with water absorb heat during hot spells and distribute it during cold snaps.
Feb 4, 2015 08:23 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A strategically placed video camera aboard an upper-stage rocket motor captured NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive, or SMAP, spacecraft as it scooted off toward an operational orbit 425 miles above the planet. Continue reading →
Feb 2, 2015 10:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA applauds its boosted budget request, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are excited to see a robotic mission to Europa take a big step towards being launched in the mid-2020s.
Jan 30, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
Jan 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Liquid water apparently flowed on the surface of the huge asteroid Vesta briefly in the relatively recent past, a surprising new study suggests.
Jan 26, 2015 01:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is shedding its old dusty coat and Europe's Rosetta mission is catching the individual flakes to understand some fascinating cometary dynamics.
Jan 6, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Eight new exoplanets have been discovered, two of which are nearly Earth-sized orbiting within their stars' habitable zones. Continue reading
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