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Huygens: ‘Ground Truth’ From an Alien Moon

Images taken by Huygens were used to create this view, which shows the probe’s perspective from an altitude of about 6 miles (10 kilometers). Image credit: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Click for a full size image   Huygens: ‘Ground Truth’ From …

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Large water reservoirs at the dawn of stellar birth

Close-up of L1544 with the water spectrum seen by Herschel, taken from the centre of the pre-stellar core. The peak of the graph shows an excess … [show more] Credit: ESA/Herschel/SPIRE/HIFI/Caselli et al. Large water reservoirs at the dawn of …

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Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Dawn mission launched September 27, 2007. It traveled to the asteroid Vesta, where it remained in orbit from July 2011 to July 2012 before heading to Ceres. It is slated to spend five months studying the dwarf planet, though …

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The Sun’s Magnetic Field is Expected to Flip Soon

 The Sun’s Magnetic Field is Expected to Flip Soon. The End of Earth? Credit: NASA/European Space AgencyCredit: NASA/European Space Agency According to NASA, over the course of the next few months, the sun’s magnetic field will flip — just as …

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