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The latest view from the far reaches of the solar system is a cold one. Today, NASA released a new image of Pluto, ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 10:23 AM Mar 2 2016

Soon after the Earth coalesced in the early solar system, it was hit by another planet, Theia. The collision formed ...

Mary Beth Griggs at 10:14 AM Feb 4 2016

Scientists used to suspect a giant planet named "2MASS J2126-8140" was a rogue world, wandering the galaxy without a ...

Sarah Fecht at 22:55 PM Jan 27 2016
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Scientists have long suspected that our solar system might harbor a hidden planet. Now, after decades of searching, ...

Sarah Fecht at 11:52 AM Jan 25 2016
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A star in a faraway solar system has caused quite a stir among astronomers. Its light fluctuates dramatically and in ...

Sarah Fecht at 10:45 AM Nov 27 2015
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In a solar system not so far away, an Earth-size planet orbits a small star. The planet is rocky like our own, but ...

Sarah Fecht at 11:41 AM Nov 12 2015
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By some accounts, Enceladus is the number one place in our solar system to search for life. Sure, it looks icy on ...

Sarah Fecht at 10:27 AM Oct 27 2015
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