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Raisin Mountains on Saturn's Moon Titan
Raisin Mountains on Saturn's Moon Titan
Saturn's moon Titan ripples with mountains, and scientists have been trying to figure out how they form. The best explanation, it turns out, is that Titan is shrinking as it cools, wrinkling up the moon's surface like a raisin.Read More...
Spacequakes Rumble Near Earth
Spacequakes Rumble Near Earth
Researchers using NASA's fleet of five THEMIS spacecraft have discovered a form of space weather that packs the punch of an earthquake and plays a key role in sparking bright Northern Lights. They call it "the spacequake."Read More...
Interplanetary Playlist
Interplanetary Playlist
NASA has a long tradition of wakeup calls to rouse both human and robotic explorers. The selections range from Barbara Streisand's Hello Dolly to Led Zepplin's Dazed and Confused.Read More...
2012: Doom or Hype?
2012: Doom or Hype?
The short answer? Hype. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the science behind the end of the world quickly unravels when pinned down to the 2012 timeline.Read More...
Halfway to Pluto
Halfway to Pluto
Halfway to Pluto, NASA's New Horizons probe has woken up in 'exotic territory.' Mission controllers are taking the opportunity to give the spacecraft a thorough system's check in preparation for its Pluto flyby in 2015.Read More...
Strange Martian Spirals Explained
Strange Martian Spirals Explained
Using new data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, researchers have finally uncovered the secrets of the mysterious troughs that snake through the Martian ice cap like a spiraled maze.Read More...
Jupiter Impact: Mystery of the Missing Debris
Jupiter Impact: Mystery of the Missing Debris
We've seen things hit Jupiter before and the flash of impact has always been followed by some kind of debris. But not this time.Read More...
Old Rover, New Tricks
Old Rover, New Tricks
3 June 2010:: A Soviet robot lost on the dusty plains of the Moon for the past 40 years has been found again, and it is returning surprisingly strong laser pulses to Earth.Read More...
Jupiter Loses a Stripe
Jupiter Loses a Stripe
In a surprising development that has transformed the appearance of the solar system's largest planet, one of Jupiter's two main cloud belts has completely disappeared.Read More...
Hidden Galaxy Revealed
Hidden Galaxy Revealed
April 2010: NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) reveals a hidden galaxy, called IC 342. This galaxy was shrouded from view by our own galaxy.Read More...
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