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Le mystère des points lumineux sur Cérès est enfin résolu !

Un des mystères les plus passionnants de cette année vient enfin d'être résolu. Il a tenu en haleine et fait plancher le astronomes du monde entier. …

Pluto: NASA zooms in on pattern of pits in sharpest ever colour images of dwarf planet

NASA has released some of the sharpest images ever captured of Pluto, giving new insight into the dwarf planet.<p>The space agency says the images could …

Saturn-studying spacecraft snaps awesome image of planet's moon Dione

NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is nearing the end of its time exploring Saturn and its 62 moons, took yet another incredible photo of the ringed …

Astronomy

One of Saturn’s rings is different

A study suggests particles in a section of Saturn’s rings are denser than elsewhere, which could mean that ring is much younger than the rest.<p>A new …

Saturn's Weirdest Ring Explained: Ancient Collision Caused It

The mystery behind the origin of what may be Saturn's oddest ring and its two companion moons may finally be solved: They came from an ancient, …

New Dwarf Planet Found at Solar System's Edge, Hints at Possible Faraway 'Planet X'

Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet far beyond Pluto's orbit, suggesting that this distant realm contains millions of undiscovered objects — …

NASA Captures Surprising Photos of Pluto | The Takeaway | WNYC

NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has captured images of Pluto's icy peaks—some as tall as 11,000 feet—alongside a crater-less flat zone they weren't …

Now THAT is a super moon! Image made of 32,000 photographs shows pockmarked lunar surface in brilliant detail

• <b>Polish photographer Bartosz Wojczyski took the images over half an hour from his balcony Piekary Iskie, Poland</b>• <b><br>He spent six hours stitching together</b> …

Des scientifiques pensent avoir découvert deux nouvelles planètes dans notre système solaire

Notre système solaire se compose de neuf planètes, huit si l’on enlève Pluton qui fait débat. Mais aujourd’hui, des scientifiques pensent avoir …

Astronaut Chris Hadfield took 45,000 photos from space—here are some of the best

On Christmas Eve in 1968, the astronauts of Apollo 8 saw a sight hitherto unseen by human eyes: The earth rising over the horizon of the moon. The photo that lunar module pilot William Anders took that day became one of the defining images of the 20th century, and forever changed the way humans saw …

Alien Exoplanets Can Now Be Seen Directly | Space Video

Planets

Wow! Water Ice Clouds Suspected In Brown Dwarf Beyond The Solar System

What are planetary atmospheres made of? Figuring out the answer to that question is a big step on the road to learning about habitability, assuming …

Brown Dwarfs May Wreak Havoc on Orbits of Nearby Planets, Causing Desolation

An artist’s conception of the nearby brown dwarf WISE J085510.83, whose frosty temperatures are similar to those found at Earth’s North Pole. Credit: …

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

A newfound alien world might be able to support life — and it's just a stone's throw from Earth in the cosmic scheme of things.<p>An international team …

Far Out: A Giant Exoplanet Where None has been seen before

GU Psc b is a gas giant so far from its host star that it can be seen without the aid of adaptive optics. Credit: The Gemini Observatory<p>Humans have …

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Boeing Future Commercial Spacecraft Interior

Boeing unveiled a new commercial interior of its <b>Crew Space Transportation</b> (CST-100) next-generation manned <b>space capsule</b>, showing how passengers may …

Asteroids VS. Your Hometown: Fun but Frightening Graphics Compare Asteroid Sizes to Places on Earth

So, how big is that space rock?<p>Sometimes when I see data on sizes and distances in relation to stuff out in space, it’s hard to get a frame of …

New Jersey

Kepler Team Announces Discovery of Earth-Sized Planet in Habitable Zone

Since its launch in the spring of 2009, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has been hunting exoplanets. The holy grail being a planet that is essentially …

How Many Moons Does Saturn Have?

Saturn is well known for being a gas giant, and for its impressive ring system. But would it surprise you to know that this planet also has the …

Astronomy

Many of Uranus' 27 moons, as seen in this Hubble image, are named after characters from #Shakespeare's plays: http://t.co/Zdk5ZbszLm

Seeing Red: Spectacular Views of this Morning’s Total Lunar Eclipse

Did the Moon appear a little on crimson side to you last night? It’s not your imagination, but it was a fine textbook example of a total lunar …