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Mega-canyon discovered beneath Greenland ice

Hidden for all of human history, a 460 mile long canyon has been discovered below Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>Data from a NASA airborne science mission has …

Giant Canyon Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet

The subglacial bedrock canyon is nearly twice as long as the Grand Canyon.<p><b>Imagine if you could pick up the Greenland Ice Sheet and see what lies beneath. Surely 1.7 million square kilometers of slowly thawing ice must rest on a massive pool of melted water, right?</b><p>Not necessarily, according to a …

See the shadows of three moons dot Jupiter's clouds in a triple eclipse

The biggest of the four major moons of Jupiter — Ganymede, shown above — is three-quarters the size of Mars and larger than any other moon in our solar system. But even it is dwarfed by the planet itself, bigger than a thousand Earths. When a solar eclipse happens on Jupiter, the planet virtually …

Canyon discovered under Greenland ice sheet

Another 'Grand Canyon' Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice

A major feature of the Earth has escaped notice — until now.<p>Scientists reported Thursday that they've discovered a vast canyon, twice as long as the Grand Canyon. It carves a deep scar from the center of the world's largest island out to the coast. And, oh one more detail: It's buried beneath as …

The 9 Coolest Space Photos From Astronaut Karen Nyberg

Dispatches from Nyberg's Pinterest page<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Our Earth can be a violent, desperate place. Sometimes it's nice to take a broader view and be reminded the blue marble can also be a beautiful place to live. Astronaut Karen Nyberg joined the International Space Station as a …

3 Largest Stars in the Known Universe (+Video)

It’s hard not to marvel at the colossal size of stars. The sun is the closest star to Earth, but it’s a tiny one compared to others. The largest star …