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Eons Ago, Volcanoes Birthed Liquid Water on Mars and Made It Flow

Researchers say volcanic activity explains the presence of river, stream and lake beds on the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, November 18th, 2014
 

Stunning Images Show Philae Drifting Across the Surface of Comet 67P/C-G

The images were obtained with the help of the Rosetta spacecraft, the European Space Agency released them just yesterday
by Laura Sinpetru, November 18th, 2014
 

ESA's Philae Lander Isn't Getting Enough Sunlight and This Is a Problem

The Philae lander made it on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko this past November 12, is now operational
by Laura Sinpetru, November 14th, 2014
Spot on Jupiter Is a Sunburn the Size of 2 Earths

Spot on Jupiter Is a Sunburn the Size of 2 Earths

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2014
Researchers with NASA explain Jupiter's Great Red Spot is the result of chemicals being broken down by sunlight
 

Philae Actually Landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko 3 Times

Latest data indicates the probe bounced off the surface of the comet at least 2 times before finally settling down
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2014
 

In Less than 30 Minutes Philae Will Leave Rosetta, Head for Its Target Comet

Having parted with the spacecraft, the lander Philae will take about 7 hours to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2014
 

Distant Galaxy Is Birthing Stars 1,000 Times Faster than Our Milky Way

The galaxy, located at a distance of 12.5 billion light-years from our planet, is described as a cosmic powerhouse
by Laura Sinpetru, November 11th, 2014
 

After 165 Days in Orbit, International Space Station Crew Returns to Earth

The astronauts landed in Kazakhstan this past Sunday, November 9, were carried back to Earth by a Soyuz capsule
by Laura Sinpetru, November 10th, 2014
 

Plants That Germinated and Grew in Space Safely Return to Earth

The over 1,000 plants grew aboard the ISS, arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US earlier this week
by Laura Sinpetru, November 8th, 2014
Half of the Universe's Stars Are Vagabonds Aimlessly Floating Between Galaxies

Half of the Universe's Stars Are Vagabonds Aimlessly Floating Between Galaxies

by Laura Sinpetru, November 7th, 2014
New study finds evidence half of the stars that comprise the universe don't have a galaxy to call their home
 

21,000 New Planets Stand to Be Discovered Until the End of 2018

These previously undocumented planets will be discovered with the help of ESA's Gaia satellite, researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, November 6th, 2014
 

How a Black Hole Turned Stars into Its Marionettes, Got Them to Merge

Having come together, the cosmic marionettes formed a humongous star that is now cloaked in gas and dust
by Laura Sinpetru, November 4th, 2014
 

Crash of Virgin Galactic's Rocket Plane SpaceShipTwo Now Under Investigation

The aircraft crashed during a test flight this past October 31, one of the pilots aboard was killed in the accident
by Laura Sinpetru, November 3rd, 2014
 

Here Are 10 of the Coolest Space Images Ever

Our universe is a mind-blowing, breathtaking and absolutely wondrous place, these images more than prove it
by Laura Sinpetru, November 3rd, 2014
 
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