Did Mars Experience Planetwide Storms?
August 21, 2020
Impossible as it seems now, scientists believe that dry red planet had massive, flooding storms in the past.
WW2 Aircraft Found Under 300 Ft of Greenland Ice
August 28, 2018
How long does it take to bury an aircraft under hundreds of feet of ice? Try 76 years.
Ceres Is Young
March 16, 2018
Dawn Mission scientists were surprised to see this asteroid (dwarf planet Ceres) with a water cycle and evidence of rapid geological changes.
Planetary Rings Defy Long Ages
November 1, 2016
Models of the origin of planetary rings are simulations based on fictions. Real physics cannot keep them billions of years old.
Dawn of a Young Ceres
September 10, 2016
The largest asteroid has a problem: she's too young to get a date.
Underground Oceans Can't Last Forever
June 29, 2016
If Pluto and Enceladus have oceans under the crust, why are they still liquid after billions of years?
Ceres Shows Serious Youth
March 28, 2016
The latest high-resolution images from asteroid Ceres show "mysteries" including surprisingly young features.
Possible Super-Grand Canyon Found Under Antarctica
January 14, 2016
Another record-breaking canyon may exist under the ice of the south polar continent, carved by water.
How Animals Keep Warm in Freezing Wetness
November 25, 2015
We shiver to think of going without heavy coats in snow, but snowshoe hares, gophers and birds look perfectly comfortable. What's their secret?
First Rosetta Science Results Are Surprising
January 26, 2015
The first suite of science papers from the Rosetta mission has been published, giving new insights about comets.
Another Geyser World Erupts: Asteroid Ceres
January 23, 2014
The asteroid Ceres is popping off with water vapor on two sides. What's that world coming to? One thing is sure: DAWN is coming to it.
ISON Died a Customary Comet Death
December 2, 2013
Comet ISON was not unusual for breaking up and sputtering to a fiery end. That's in comets' nature.
Grand Canyon Demoted by New Discovery
August 29, 2013
A canyon longer than Grand Canyon has been discovered under the ice of Greenland. Scientists are surprised that it has persisted through the ice ages.
Titan and Mercury: Challenges to Billions of Years
January 18, 2013
News from Titan and Mercury continue to challenge current theories that they formed billions of years ago.
Titan Is as Titan Does
December 23, 2012
Saturn's giant moon Titan keeps revealing mysterious dynamics in the here and now, leaving interpretation to fallible scientists who sometimes predicted otherwise.