Ceres appears to have a pair of cosmic headlights reflecting the sun. As NASA's Dawn spacecraft approaches, they're looking smaller, but no less mysterious.
Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.
Ceres comes into sharper focus as the Dawn mission settles into an up-close study of the dwarf planet's craters and mysterious bright spots.
For months now we've been wondering what the bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are, as seen by the Dawn spacecraft. We've compiled some of our best reader guesses to help you place your bets.
Scientists and astronomers are still guessing about the bright spots of light found on the dwarf planet of Ceres. Join the crowd voting on what you think the spots might be -- ice, lava, lost cities, just camera artifacts...?
Dawn has taken the closest pictures yet of the dwarf planet and started to illuminate the nature of its most glaring mystery.
It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.
Dawn's first color map of Ceres shows the dwarf planet's mottled surface hints at a vibrant and active past.
Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.
The latest images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveal a second mysterious bright spot on the surface of Ceres. Perhaps it's a giant Ceresian welcome sign?