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New details on Ceres seen in Dawn images

Features on dwarf planet Ceres that piqued the interest of scientists throughout 2015 stand out in exquisite detail in the latest images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which recently reached its lowest-ever altitude at Ceres.

dateJan 13, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Team identifies clathrate ices in comet 67P

For decades, scientists have agreed that comets are mostly water ice, but what kind of ice—amorphous or crystalline—is still up for debate. Looking at data obtained by ESA's Rosetta spacecraft in the atmosphere, or coma, ...

dateApr 08, 2016 in Space Exploration
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