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Paul Scott Anderson

Ancient lake on Titan could have lasted thousands of years

Researchers at MIT say that a former liquid water lake on Titan - Saturn's large moon - might have existed for tens of thousands of years.

Happy Pi Day! Find ways to celebrate here

March 14 is Pi Day, an annual mathematical event for science lovers. Here's how to celebrate and take part in the NASA Pi Day Challenge!

Round sand dunes on Mars puzzle scientists

NASA has just released a new photo, taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, of intriguing round sand dunes on Mars. How did they form?

Exploring Mars caves, leaving ‘breadcrumbs’

Researchers have developed a "breadcrumb" system that small autonomous robot rovers might use in exploring Mars caves and lava tubes.

Watch DART asteroid impact in Hubble movie

NASA has released a new Hubble movie of the DART asteroid impact from September 26, 2022. The sequence of images shows the impact and resulting spray of debris.

Finding life on Mars requires more powerful tools

An international team of scientists says that finding conclusive evidence of life on Mars will require better tools than those on the current rovers.

Icy moons’ puzzling features may be due to salty ice

Researchers at the University of Washington have created new forms of salty ice hydrates. They might explain unusual surface markings on icy moons like Europa.

59 new exoplanets discovered around nearby stars

Astronomers have discovered 59 new exoplanets orbiting red dwarf stars. Twelve are potentially habitable. They all lie within 65 light-years of our sun.

Auroras on Jupiter’s moons seen in new light

Astronomers have detected auroras on Jupiter's moons in visible light wavelengths for the 1st time using the Keck telescope in Hawaii, and other telescopes.

Will brain changes in fighter pilots help astronauts?

Researchers in Belgium showed how brain changes in fighter pilots can help astronauts cope with the effects of space travel.