Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life
Astronomers have found a new super-Earth that may be not too hot, not too cold for life _ and it's not too far away
Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth
A tiny, ice-encrusted ocean world orbiting Saturn is now a hotter-than-ever candidate for potential life
Second 'Great Spot' found at Jupiter , cold and high up
Another "Great Spot" has been found at Jupiter, this one cold and high above the giant planet
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Juno Probe's First Glimpse of Jupiter's North Pole 'Like Nothing We Have Seen Before'
For the first time, human beings are getting a look at Jupiter's north pole. NASA's Juno spacecraft flicked on its cameras as it orbited our giant neighbor as close as 2,500 miles from the planet on Aug. 27, according to the space agency, which unveiled the images today. The result? Just 6
Potentially Habitable Planet Discovered Orbiting Proxima Centauri, Closest Star to Our Sun
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized, potentially habitable planet orbiting our closest stellar neighbor. Though the exoplanet is over four light years away, it's been hailed the "closest possible abode for life outside the Solar System," the European Space Observatory said today . The
NASA Spacecraft Set to Explore Giant Asteroid That Could Destroy Earth
In a little over a month, scientists could be one step closer to understanding fundamental questions about the origins of our planet and the human race -- and they will be learning from an asteroid that could threaten to destroy us. The OSIRIS-REx Mission, headed by NASA and the University of
Juno's Next Chapter: Unlocking the Mysteries of Jupiter
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Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit After 5-Year Journey
After five years and a nearly 2 billion mile journey through the solar system, NASA's Juno probe has entered Jupiter's orbit late Monday, getting an unprecedented front-row view of our solar system's largest planet.
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit After 5-Year Journey
We're about to get a closer look at Jupiter than ever before. After five years and a nearly 2 billion mile journey through the solar system, NASA 's Juno probe has entered Jupiter's orbit late Monday, getting an unprecedented front-row view of the gas giant -- our solar system's largest planet.