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  • Study: Mars crater wetter than thought, had water tracks in the last million years

    Study: Mars crater wetter than thought, had water tracks in the last million years
    Mars is thought to have had a watery past, but when exactly it transitioned to its dry and dusty present is up for debate. Now, though, a team of scientists studying the marks on a young Martian crater has found signs that waterlogged debris flowed down...
  • Astronomers find 'comet's tail' trailing Neptune-sized exoplanet

    Astronomers find 'comet's tail' trailing Neptune-sized exoplanet
    They call it "the Behemoth." Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that a red dwarf star is boiling off the atmosphere of a Neptune-sized exoplanet, causing it to form an enormous cloud that surrounds and trails the...
  • Study: Lakes on Titan could be similar to sinkholes on Earth

    Study: Lakes on Titan could be similar to sinkholes on Earth
    Saturn’s moon Titan is the only body in the solar system- apart fromĀ Earth- known to have lakes and seas on its surface. A new study may show how these holes formed on the moon’s surface. A study using data from NASA and European Space...
  • Comet lander Philae calls home after a seven-month hibernation

    Comet lander Philae calls home after a seven-month hibernation
    The comet lander Philae has awakened from a seven-month hibernation and managed to communicate with Earth for more than a minute, the European Space Agency said Sunday. The probe became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down on the...
  • NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life

    NASA going to Jupiter moon Europa to hunt for water, keys to life
    Wednesday marked the first full day of operations for NASA's mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons where scientists suspect there may be water under the surface. "Europa is the most likely place to find life in our solar system today because we...
  • U.S. will keep lead in space with NASA's launch system

    They say politics stops at the water's edge — and as former leaders of NASA under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, we can tell you it definitely stops at the atmosphere's edge. America's determination to continue to lead in space is one...
  • Volcanoes on Venus? Lava may still flow on mysterious planet

    Volcanoes on Venus? Lava may still flow on mysterious planet
    Hidden beneath a thick atmosphere, volcanoes may still be erupting on the surface of Venus, a new study finds. The findings, described in the journal Geophysical Review Letters, reveal that our nearest planetary neighbor could be far more active than...
  • New Year celebration lands on Mars (Pa.)

    MARS, Pa. NASA has successfully made its first trip to Mars the Butler County borough, that is to celebrate the new year on the planet of the same name Friday and Saturday. The celebration marks Mars Year 33. Mars's new year begins on the planet's...
  • Hits at Paris Air Show: Vertical lift-off, tiny satellites

    Planes you can park in your garage. Satellites that fit in your backpack. Some of the coolest experimental technology showcased at this week's Paris Air Show is about thinking small — though it's easy to get distracted by the huge aircraft...
  • Meet Kepler-138b, a Mars-sized planet with the smallest measured mass

    Meet Kepler-138b, a Mars-sized planet with the smallest measured mass
    You’ve heard of hot Jupiters, mini-Neptunes and super-Earths -- but how about an almost-Mars? Scientists using data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft have pinned down the mass of an exoplanet that’s slightly lighter than the Red Planet --...
  • NASA worker with child porn took naked photo of boy with hidden camera, feds say

    NASA worker with child porn took naked photo of boy with hidden camera, feds say
    A 70-year-old NASA worker who was fired last month is in jail after admitting he amassed child pornography, including at least one nude video of a boy he met while he was a youth-group volunteer, federal officials say. Donald E. Lawson of Titusville is...