Philae Lander, Like Philae Obelisk, Is a Window to the Past
philae, obelisk, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Ben Altshuler
November 21st, 2014
The Philae lander is named for the Philae obelisk, as both are uncovering answers to ancient secrets.
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Unlocking the Secrets of an Alien World's Magnetic Field
'Hot Jupiter' Exoplanet
November 20th, 2014
The strength of an alien world's magnetic field may have been deduced for the first time, by analyzing fast winds slamming against it from the planet's star. The research could help gauge the strength of other exoplanets' magnetic fields as well.
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Curiosity Rover Recons Rocky Base of Mars Mountain (Photos)
'Pink Cliffs' Resist Erosion on Mars
November 20th, 2014
Curiosity continues to investigate an outcrop at the foot of Mount Sharp dubbed Pahrump Hills, which the robot reached in September after a 14-month trek.
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Asteroid Impact Threat: Experts Report on Early-Warning Strategies
Artist’s View of the Super Bolide
November 20th, 2014
The danger of an asteroid smacking into Earth is a clear and present hazard, underscored by the huge fireball and shattering explosion that occurred over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013.
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Hey Space Fans! Big Discounts on Stellar Gifts
Star Wars Boba Fett Be the Character Apron, discounts
November 20th, 2014
Save up to 60% on space-related gifts ranging from skywatching gear to Star Wars memorabilia. New coupon codes each weekday.
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Andromeda Galaxy Glitters in Spectacular Photo by Astrophotographer
Andromeda Galaxy by van der Hoeven
November 20th, 2014
A huge number of stars shine brightly in an amazing skywatcher photo of the Andromeda Galaxy.
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