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Flyover Video Reveals Pluto’s Bizarre Terrain

Using images taken and data collected during a flyby, scientists have been to visualize what it would look like to fly over the planet.<p>While human beings have high hopes to visit Mars, one place it's highly unlikely we'll ever visit is the ex-planet (now officially classified as a dwarf planet) …

Pluto

Water Found Deep Inside the Moon—Get the Facts

Satellite data suggest that water inside the moon is widespread, and that volcanic rocks may be a valuable resource for future explorers.<p>There's even more water on the moon than we previously thought, according to new analysis of tiny glass beads left over from ancient volcanic eruptions.<p>The …

Earth Science

New Miniature Shark Species Glows In the Dark

In addition to being bioluminescent, the deep-sea dweller is recognizable by its exceptionally large nose.<p>Weighing in at only two pounds and measuring less than a foot long is one of the most unique new shark species to be recently identified by scientists.<p>While the shark can be easily recognized …

Ancient "Giant Virus" Revived From Siberian Permafrost

Climate change could release more ancient viruses. Is there a risk to humans?<p>Buried deep in the Siberian permafrost and untouched for over 30,000 years, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the newest representative of what are loosely known as "giant viruses."<p>A team led by Jean-Michel …

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Astronomy

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