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Spring on Saturn's Moon Titan Reveals Amazing Views of Otherworldly Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Saturn, Titan, solar system, space exploration )

- 2090 days ago -
NASA's Cassini space probe is getting an exceptional look at the vast liquid lakes of Titan's north pole, where dense winter clouds are finally retreating thanks to a change in seasons on Saturn's largest moon.
Dwarf Planet CERES Facts
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Solar system, interesting, research, scientists, space )

- 2175 days ago -
Ceres is the closest dwarf planet to the Sun and is located in the asteroid belt making it the only dwarf planet in the inner solar system. Ceres is the smallest of the bodies current classified as dwarf planets....
5 Sky Events This Week: Lord of the Rings Meets Luna, Solstice Supermoon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, NewTechnology, space, nasa, events, solar system, close encounter, innermost planets, largest moon )

- 2221 days ago -
Gaze skyward this week and watch our solar system's two innermost planets have a strikingly close encounter, while changing seasons brings the year's largest moon in the sky.
Giant Ice Avalanches On Saturn's Moon Iapetus Provide Clue to Extreme Slippage Elsewhere in the Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Giant Ice, Arts, Sciences, Solar System )

- 2544 days ago -
"We see landslides everywhere in the solar system," says Kelsi Singer, graduate student in earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis,
Ring 'Ripples' in Saturn and Jupiter Linked to Comets
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, planets, solar system, Saturn's rings, Jupiter's rings, comets, space )

- 3025 days ago -
Scientists say that strange ripples observed in the ring systems of Saturn and Jupiter were caused by comets. The ripples, which the researchers say resemble the undulations of corrugated metal, were detected in both Saturn's rings and in Jupiter's
Six Exoplanets in Close Orbit Around Far-Flung Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Exoplanets, orbit, star, solar system )

- 3086 days ago -
A solar system including six planets around a star 2,000 light-years away has been spotted by astronomers.
Space Telescope Spots Odd New Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar System, Discovery, NASA, Planets, Kepler-11, Exoplanets )

- 3087 days ago -
Astronomers have spotted a strange new solar system with small "puffy" planets packed in close orbit to their sun.
Chances of Finding Aliens Given a Boost After Nasa Finds Evidence of Over 1,200 MORE Planets - and 54 of Them May Be Able to Sup
Science & Tech  (tags: Planets, space, aliens, life, Nasa, solar system )

- 3088 days ago -
The chances of finding alien life were given a boost last night after Nasa revealed it had found evidence of more than 1,200 planets in orbit around far distant stars.If the findings are confirmed, it will more than triple the number of known planets outs
Discovered: Biggest Ever Black Hole That Is So Big It Could Swallow Our ENTIRE Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: black hole, space, universe, solar system )

- 3107 days ago -
It is large enough to swallow our entire solar system and weighs the same as 6.8 billion suns.Event its event horizon - the edge from within nothing can escape, not even light - is four times as large as the orbit of Neptune.This black hole M87,..........
Tiny, Earth-Like Planet Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet, space, solar system, Kepler Space Telescope )

- 3111 days ago -
The first iron-clad proof of a rocky planet beyond the solar system has been found using the Kepler Space Telescope.
NASA Spots Smallest Planet Yet Discovered Outside Sun's Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Smallest Planet, Solar System, Science )

- 3111 days ago -
A NASA spacecraft has detected a rocky planet that is the smallest ever discovered outside the Sun's solar system, the agency announced Monday.
Saturn's Rings: Leftovers From a Cosmic Murder?
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn, solar system, cosmic murder, space )

- 3140 days ago -
One of the solar system's most evocative mysteries -- the origin of Saturn's rings -- may be a case of cosmic murder, new research suggests.The victim: an unnamed moon of Saturn that disappeared about 4.5 billion years ago.
Massive Dark Object 'Lurking on Edge of Solar System Hurling Comets at Earth'
Science & Tech  (tags: Massive dark object, solar system, Earth, comets )

- 3145 days ago -
A massive dark object may be lurking on the edge of our solar system, according to scientists.Most comets that fly into the inner solar system seem to come from the outer region of the Oort cloud - a region of icy dust and debris left over from the birth
Magnetic Anomalies: New Type of Solar Wind Interaction With Airless Bodies in Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Alien, Solar System, solar wind, airless bodies, magnetic anomalies, moon, space )

- 3217 days ago -
Scientists have discovered a new type of solar wind interaction with airless bodies in our solar system. Magnetized regions called magnetic anomalies, mostly on the far side of the Moon, were found to strongly deflect the solar wind,
Martian Moon Phobos May Have Formed By Catastrophic Blast
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, solar system, astronomy, science, scientists, space )

- 3222 days ago -
Scientists now have firm indications that the Martian satellite Phobos formed relatively near its current location via re-accretion of material blasted into Mars' orbit by some catastrophic event.

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