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The fascinating surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa looks amazing in this newly-reprocessed color view. The image was taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft in...

The ridge pictured here, called "Pink Cliffs," is about 3 feet long and appears to be more wind resist than the flatter plates around it....

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The universe is approximately 13.82 billion years old. This age is calculated by measuring the distances and radial velocities of other galaxies. The European...

Pluto was discovered in 1930 by Clyde W. Tombaugh. Because the dwarf planet takes 248 years to orbit the Sun, Pluto won’t complete a full...

A 1-year-old elephant wandered off from his mother at a safari camp in Zambia, and 14 lions attacked him—but, somehow, the elephant survived.

This image of the Van Eyck crater was captured by the Messenger Spacecraft orbiting the planet Mercury. Jan Van Eyck was a Flemish painter who...

A white rhino has been born at an Ohio wildlife conservation park. The male calf born at the Wilds 10,000-acre park is the first of a fifth...

Coming after the warmest September on record, different centers including the Japan Meteorological Agency, NASA, and the University of Alabama’s have all confirmed that October...

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Philae lander has streamed data from its experiments back to Rosetta in the final hours before its battery ran down. "Rosetta’s...

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has stuck under the Molucca Sea in eastern Indonesia. The quake occurred just after 10:30 Saturday morning at a depth of 28...

The Philae lander has sent back the first ever image from the surface of a comet. In this Nov. 13, 2014 handout photo provided by...

The amazing moment before Philae touchdown on comet 67P.

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Saturn’s moon Rhea as seen from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
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