New Names and Insights at Ceres 28 Jul 2015
Colorful new maps of Ceres, based on data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, showcase a diverse topography, with height differences between crater bottoms and mountain peaks as great as 9 miles (15 kilometers).
Summer Blue Moon 27 Jul 2015
According to modern folklore, whenever there are two full Moons in a calendar month, the second one is "blue."
NASA's Curiosity Rover Inspects Unusual Bedrock 23 Jul 2015
Approaching the third anniversary of its landing on Mars, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has found a target unlike anything it has studied before -- bedrock with surprisingly high levels of silica.