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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Achieves Orbit Around Ceres

After a seven-year journey, NASA has confirmed that Dawn has successfully achieved orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. The spacecraft...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 March 2015 - 10:39AM

Hubble Captures Supernova Split Four Ways by a Gravitational Lens for the First Time

Astronomers recently discovered that Hubble was able to capture four separate images of the same distant supernova. The so-called...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 4:57PM

NASA Scientists Claim They've Confirmed that Early Mars Had an Ocean

Astrobiologists have long been convinced that Mars was once host to water, and the theory that the northern part of the Red Planet was...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 3:34PM

NASA Asks You to Vote for the Most Spectacular Hubble Images

Hubble Mania 2015 has begun! As NASA's version of March Madness, as well as a celebration of Hubble's 25th anniversary in April, the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 3:01PM

Cold-Resistant Compound May Be Key to Life in Titan's Methane Lakes

Liquid water has long been the holy grail in the search for extraterrestrial life, but recently, more and more astrobiologists are...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 11:22AM

6 Groundbreaking Science Events Coming This March

February was an exciting month for science, seeing the first pictures of Pluto's small moons, the one-way mission to Mars narrowing...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - 10:56AM

NASA Astronauts Say Goodbye to Leonard Nimoy

The world has been in mourning ever since Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy passed away last week after a long battle with a pulmonary...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 12:47PM

NASA Astronaut Shares the Hardest Things to Get Used to While Living in Space

NASA astronaut Ron Garan recently published a book about his experiences living on the ISS, called The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 3:10PM

New Image From NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Show Ceres's White Spot Has A Companion

The mystery of the bright white spot, present on images of Dwarf Planet Ceres taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, has deepened with the...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 1:52PM

Russia to Stay on ISS for Four Years Longer Than Planned

After months of rising tensions and threats to pull out of the International Space Station as early as 2020, Russia's space agency has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 12:27PM

Watch Live: NASA Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Outside ISS

For the next four hours or so, you will be able to watch NASA astronauts take a jaunt outside the International Space Station. NASA...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 9:33AM

NASA Explains Why Comets Are Like Deep Fried Ice Cream

Astronomers have known for some time that comets have a hard outer shell and a softer, porous interior. But now, NASA not only has...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 3:29PM

Watch ESA and NASA's Video of a Solar Eruption in Progress

The Solar & Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), a joint project between NASA and ESA, captured footage of a spectacular solar eruption on...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 February 2015 - 12:03PM

NASA Scientists Currently Devising Ways to Search for Alien Life on Europa

With NASA's game-changing announcement that they will send a probe to search for alien life on Europa, NASA's scientists are currently...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 February 2015 - 11:23AM

NASA's New Horizons Sends First Pictures of Pluto's Small Moons

Today is the 85th anniversary of our discovery of the icy dwarf planet Pluto, and to celebrate, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 4:22PM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Captures Most Detailed Photos of Ceres Ever Taken

The Dawn mission has been discovering more and more about Ceres in recent months, and now the spacecraft has taken the sharpest images...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 11:12AM

Expedition 45 Astronauts Channel Star Wars to Take the Jedi Order to the International Space Station

As if being an astronaut wasn't a dream job already, it now brings the added perk of being able to pose as your favorite sci-fi...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 9:04AM

What Happens to Earth When the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Collide?

We already know that the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are headed for a catastrophic collision, in which they spend billions of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 1:34PM

Hubble Catches a Galaxy Cluster Making a Smiley Face

The Hubble Space Telescope just captured an amazing picture of the Universe smiling down at Earth. The image depicts a galaxy cluster...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 12:42PM

Watch: NASA Video Shows How Water Behaves in Space

As part of a series of experiments to determine exactly how water behaves in microgravity, NASA has released a video that shows the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 February 2015 - 5:53PM