Science & Astronomy

NASA Snaps New Views of Dwarf Planet Ceres' Mystery Spots (Video)
Dawn Images Ceres' Northern Terrain, April 2015
April 20th, 2015
Dawn, which arrived at Ceres on March 6, imaged the mysterious bright spots on April 14 and 15 during a photography campaign designed to help guide the spacecraft to its first Ceres science orbit by April 23.
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Hubble Telescope at 25: The Trials and Triumphs of a Space Icon
Hubble Space Telescope and Clouds
April 20th, 2015
Hubble has faced challenges over its quarter-century lifetime, but none have been more well-known than the problem that almost made it a few billion dollars worth of space junk.
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How the Hubble Space Telescope Changed Our View of the Cosmos
Galactic Collisions
April 21st, 2015
The science gleaned by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope over the last 25 years goes far beyond a handful of beautiful images.
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NASA Probe Sees North Pole of Dwarf Planet Ceres (Video)
Ceres' North Pole, Seen by Dawn, April 2015
April 17th, 2015
Ceres' cratered north pole blazes through the darkness in new images captured by Dawn on April 10. The photos are the highest-resolution views of the world that Dawn has gotten since entering orbit on March 6, NASA officials said.
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Mars Rover Curiosity Runs 10K on Red Planet
Curiosity Rover's View at 10 Kilometers of Driving Distance
April 17th, 2015
A 208-foot-long (65 meters) drive on Thursday (April 16) pushed the car-size Curiosity rover's odometer past 10 kilometers (6.21 miles), NASA officials said.
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Meteorites Help Date the Violent Birth of Earth's Moon
Moon Formation Illustration
April 17th, 2015
The cataclysmic collision between Earth and a Mars-size object that forged the moon occurred about 4.47 billion years ago, a study of meteorites with ancient fragments from that cosmic impact reveal.
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