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Hillary Clinton Will Make An 'Excellent President' Says Barack Obama

A day ahead of Hillary Clinton's expected announcement of her bid Democratic party's 2016 presidential nomination, President Barack Obama hailed the …

The Asteroid That Flew By Earth Yesterday Had A Moon

It's a two-for-one special<p>When asteroid 2004 BL86 whizzed by Earth on Monday, NASA got a close look at it. It turns out the 1,100-foot asteroid has a small moon orbiting it. The moon is just 230 feet in diameter, or a little less than the length of a football field.<p>Asteroids with moons encircling …

Astronomy

Asteroid that brushed past Earth had a small moon in tow

The asteroid that flew past Earth on Monday was not traveling alone. As you can clearly see in the image above, it was accompanied by its very own mini-moon.<p>The picture was taken by<p>NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at the Goldstone complex in California.<p>The radar images also reveal that the …

As Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, things start to look 'rough'

Eat your heart out, Hubble!<p>NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is in the home stretch of its journey to Ceres and has snapped the best images yet of the dwarf planet. Grainy as they are, the new views of the 590-mile-wide world are already turning up unexpected features on the surface.<p>"What we expect at Ceres …

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …