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Saturn's largest and second largest moons, Titan and Rhea, appear to be stacked on top of each other in this true-color scene from NASA's Cassini spacecraft released on Dec. 23, 2013. For more photos of Rhea, read on: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/l4d5

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Hubble Space Telescope sees geysers on Jupiter’s moon Europa

SAN FRANCISCO — The search for life in the solar system took a turn Thursday with the announcement that Europa, a moon of Jupiter first discovered by Galileo, shows signs of water geysers erupting from its south pole.<p>The new observations by the Hubble Space Telescope represent the best evidence yet …

Exoplanet: Direct photo of a planet challenges formation theories.

Remember just the other day when I wrote that most planets orbiting other stars are found indirectly, and getting a direct picture of one is really …

Aurora: Time-lapse from an airplane window.

I’ve posted a lot of lovely and wonderful time-lapse videos of aurorae over the past year or two, but not one quite like this: It was shot out an …

The Universe Without a Big Bang? --Intriguing New Equations Show a "Phased" Creation

Everybody knows of the transitions between liquid, solid and gaseous phases. But also time and space can undergo a phase transition, as the …