Mystery solved: Super-energetic space particles crash to Earth from far away
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Mystery solved: Super-energetic space particles crash to Earth from far away

Super-energetic space particles, which were thought to have been blasted toward Earth from somewhere outside…

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New research suggests Mercury’s poles are icier than scientists thought
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New research suggests Mercury’s poles are icier than scientists thought

The scorching hot surface of Mercury seems like an unlikely place to find ice, but…

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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn
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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today,…

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GRACE Mission Making Plans for Final Science Data Collection
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GRACE Mission Making Plans for Final Science Data Collection

Illustration of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) twin satellites in orbit. Credit: NASA-JPL/Caltech…

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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Climbing Toward Ridge Top Martian Ridge Looming Above Curiosity Prior to Ascent
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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Climbing Toward Ridge Top Martian Ridge Looming Above Curiosity Prior to Ascent

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has begun the steep ascent of an iron-oxide-bearing ridge that’s grabbed…

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Reflections at the end of Cassini
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Reflections at the end of Cassini

On 25 December 2004, after a seven-year journey as part of the international NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens mission…

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Researchers create first global map of water in Moon’s soil
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Researchers create first global map of water in Moon’s soil

In research that may prove useful to future lunar explorers, scientists from Brown University have…

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Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn
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Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is…

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Cassini Makes its ‘Goodbye Kiss’ Flyby of Titan
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Cassini Makes its ‘Goodbye Kiss’ Flyby of Titan

Cassini made its final, distant flyby of Saturn’s moon Titan on Sept. 11, which set…

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Are we being watched? Tens of other worlds could spot the Earth
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Are we being watched? Tens of other worlds could spot the Earth

A group of scientists from Queen’s University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar…

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