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Saturn moon Enceladus is like a giant chocolate-covered cherry

A new analysis has NASA thinking differently about the ocean found beneath the icy crust of a Saturn moon.

By September 15, 2015


Solar system 'centaur' might have rings like Saturn

MIT researchers think that Chiron might be the sixth body in our solar system to have rings. Take that, Saturn!

By March 17, 2015


Naked Venus: What it looks like under its cloud clothes

Take a peek beneath the carbon-dioxide clouds of Venus with radar data that sees its surface secrets.

By March 10, 2015


'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By August 5, 2014


The Kid is back: Kid Icarus Uprising

Nintendo has kept the lid on the Kid Icarus franchise since the days of the NES. Over a quarter-century later, the series is getting a full reboot for the 3DS. So how does it stack up?

By March 23, 2012


Kid Icarus Uprising (screenshots)

Over 25 years of silence can't keep Kid Icarus from exploding back on to the Nintendo 3DS.

10 Images By March 23, 2012


Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

By April 15, 2014


Alien rainbow spotted on the planet Venus

The first "glory" rainbow ever seen on another planet has been spotted on Venus, revealing new clues about the planet's atmospheric composition.

By March 13, 2014


Full-moon curse lifted? Looks like dusty mirrors are to blame

Researchers explain why reflectors left on the moon 40 years ago aren't cooperating when it comes to returning laser beams meant to measure the orb's distance from Earth.

By February 12, 2014


How to fix Nintendo

Once the talk of the town for systems like the Wii and DS, it seems like the House of Mario has its best years behind it. But there's a way to get to the next castle.

By May 9, 2013