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Mars-Bound Siding Spring Comet Sprouts Multiple Jets
2014-03-28 08:28:56

NASA released on Thursday an image of a comet that, on Oct. 19, will pass within 84,000 miles of Mars - less than half the distance between Earth and our moon.

2014-03-27 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA released Thursday an image of a comet that, on Oct.

Asteroid's Magnetic Mojo Loss Explained
2012-09-25 05:52:08

Asteroid 2201 Oljato orbits the Sun every 3.2 years, and during its lifetime, NASA's Pioneer Venus Orbiter has observed three passages of the space rock between Venus and the Sun.

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2010-10-13 13:40:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first snapshots of a suspected asteroid collision.

2010-02-02 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has observed a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.