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September 23, 2015


Jupiter and Ganymede, its largest moon

An Ocean on Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede 

Measuring data from the Hubble telescope, NASA has discovered a salt-water ocean on Jupiter's largest moon beneath layers of ice.

February 11, 2015


composite of a series of images photographed from a mounted camera on the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, from approximately 240 miles above Earth.

Planets of Double Stars

Extrasolar planets form along misaligned orbits.

June 25, 2014


A satellite view of Europa's icy surface

The Ocean Of Europa

Could the frigid waters of Jupiter's moon Europa host alien life?

March 1, 2012


star cluster

Space, Hardly Empty

If recent research is correct, the blackness between stars harbors more excitement than you could possibly comprehend.

October 5, 2011


saturn, earth, moons

Oxygen-Rich, Cold, And May Have Life!

A Moment of Science looks at the many different moons in our solar system.

October 4, 2011


model planets in a museum

Why Pluto Is No Longer Considered A Planet : Rogue Planets

So, if the planet doesn't orbit a sun, can it still be called a planet?

June 23, 2011



Collision Course (Planets)

Why are the planets where they are instead of somewhere else?

April 22, 2011



Beyond That Planet: Our Solar System

Nowadays everybody knows there are nine planets in our solar system, but that information was hard won.

February 23, 2011


jupiter and moons

Galileo: Father Of Modern Science

A Moment of Science gives a Science Hero Award to Galileo!

January 18, 2011


light lines created by a flashlight

How To Calculate The Speed Of Light

Learn how Ole Roemer learned that light does take time to travel.

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