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Mystery of the Missing Waves on Titan
Mystery of the Missing Waves on Titan
One of the most shocking discoveries of the past 10 years is how much the landscape of Saturn's moon Titan resembles Earth.Read More...
Target Asteroid Tracked by European Teams
Target Asteroid Tracked by European Teams
In a recent close-ish flyby, asteroid 2002 GT was studied in detail for the first time by a network of European astronomers.Read More...
Evidence for a Martian Ocean
Evidence for a Martian Ocean
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have discovered evidence for an ancient delta on Mars where a river might once have emptied into a vast ocean.Read More...
A Timeline Of Comet ISON's Dangerous Journey
A Timeline Of Comet ISON's Dangerous Journey
A comet's journey through the solar system is perilous. Comet ISON is making that journey.Read More...
The First Interplanetary Photobomb
The First Interplanetary Photobomb
Consider it the first interplanetary photobomb. On July 19th, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will photograph Earth through the rings of Saturn--and NASA wants you to jump into the shot.Read More...
Hubble Finds New Neptune Moon
Hubble Finds New Neptune Moon
While analyzing Neptune photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomer Mark Showalter of the SETI Institute noticed an extra white dot about 65,400 miles from Neptune, located between the orbits of the moons Larissa and Proteus.Read More...
NASA Spacecraft Maps the Solar System's Tail
NASA Spacecraft Maps the Solar System's Tail
Like a comet, the solar system has a tail. NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has for the first time mapped out the structure of this tail, which is shaped like a four-leaf clover.Read More...
Opportunity's Improbable Anniversary
Opportunity's Improbable Anniversary
Few, if any, imagined that Opportunity would still be roving the red sands of Mars -- and still making discoveries -- ten years later.Read More...
Voyager 1 Approaches Interstellar Space
Voyager 1 Approaches Interstellar Space
Three new papers published in today's issue of Science suggest that Voyager 1, now more than 18 billion kilometers from the sun, is closer to becoming the first human-made object to reach interstellar space.Read More...
Cassini to Photograph Earth From Deep Space
Cassini to Photograph Earth From Deep Space
NASA's Cassini spacecraft will photograph Saturn and its entire ring system during a total eclipse of the sun. Cassini has done this twice before during its previous 9 years in orbit, but this time will be different.Read More...
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