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Fly over Titan's methane lakes in NASA's video

The Cassini spacecraft has been gathering radar data on Titan, allowing scientists to knit together a dramatic view of its lakes and seas.

By December 18, 2013


Now on Kickstarter: EntoBento wants to feed your dog tasty crickets

You might not be able to stomach ground crickets as a snack, even if they are good for your health and the planet. But Fido? What does he know?

By November 5, 2015


Lack of Mars methane a blow to chances of finding life

The dream of discovering life on Mars took a hit with the release of a study highlighting the Curiosity rover's methane-less adventures on the Red Planet.

By September 19, 2013


What's in a dwarf planet? First Pluto findings from New Horizons

A massive team of researchers has published the first paper about Pluto based on data received during the New Horizons flyby.

By October 15, 2015


NASA's Enceladus flyby: Cassini to dive through icy spray of Saturn's moon

The warm interior ocean of this moon of Saturn is bursting through its surface and the spacecraft plans to dive-bomb the satellite for a sip.

By October 14, 2015


There are blue skies on Pluto, NASA says

The first images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes sent back by the New Horizons spacecraft show that mornings there might not be so different from Earth's -- in at least one way.

By October 8, 2015


NASA: This planet is the closest thing to Earth yet

Data from the Kepler Space Telescope reveals a planet that hits the triumvirate of being just right: It's the right size in the right place, and is circling a star similar to our sun.

By July 23, 2015


Buzz Pluto's tall peaks and frozen plains in NASA flyby video

NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.

By July 20, 2015


How Pluto stacks up with Earth after the New Horizons flyby

We now know Pluto much better, thanks to NASA's New Horizons mission, leaving CNET's Eric Mack to wonder how the former planet compares to our home rock.

By July 15, 2015


Triple crescent moons grace the Saturn sky

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures an elegant image of three of Saturn's moons as they glow like delicate slivers in space.

By June 22, 2015