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Hubble spots stellar nurseries in swirling spiral galaxy

Hubble has captured a new image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 986, located in the heart of the constellation Fornax.

By November 23, 2014

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Philae sleeps, but Rosetta's not done yet

Its battery dead, the European lander is lost in a crater somewhere on a huge comet. But the orbiter that brought it there still has plenty of science left to do.

By November 15, 2014

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Hear the sound of the first comet landing

It's one of the most historic thuds heard in recent years. At only two seconds long, it offers a lot more data for scientists to unpack than you might think.

By November 20, 2014

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Fascinating Rosetta image captures Philae's comet bounce

The hunt for Rosetta's lost lander Philae is gaining steam as scientists pore over images from above the comet that may help reveal its final location.

By November 17, 2014

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By November 14, 2014

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See first photo from probe that landed on Comet 67P

After travelling 4 billion miles, the European Space Agency's lander has touched down on a comet and is taking pictures.

By November 13, 2014

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NASA: Comet landing is big step toward 'moving off this planet'

After the first successful touchdown on a comet, a NASA director couldn't contain his excitement, declaring the Rosetta mission a key step toward "taking" the entire solar system.

By November 12, 2014

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Welcome to the comet: Rosetta mission makes space history

The landing marks a historic triumph for the European Space Agency -- and for space exploration as a whole.

By November 12, 2014

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Rosetta's comet is singing, and it sounds like Predator

The Rosetta mission has picked up on a strange "song" being emitted from its comet buddy and it sounds an awful lot like a famous sci-fi alien.

By November 11, 2014

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Video game industry grew 4 times faster than US economy in 2012, study says

The games industry continues to boom while other sectors of the economy sputter, according to a new report from the Entertainment Software Association.

By November 11, 2014