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Watch the drunken wobble of Pluto's smaller moons

Pluto has had a rough few years. First, it lost its status as a planet. Now most of its tiny moons are acting like rebellious teenagers.

By June 3, 2015


NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By February 4, 2014


Planets with a drunken wobble could be more lively

The wackier a planet's wobble, the more likely it could be to sustain life and keep from going full Popsicle, according to new research.

By April 17, 2014


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


Kepler discovers its 10th twin-sunned Tatooine

The discovery of a planet orbiting a binary star in the habitable zone is the tenth of its kind, indicating such planets are more common than previously thought.

By August 11, 2015


Microsoft-Intel 2-in-1 tablets have legs but still wobbly

Microsoft and Intel would like consumers to pick up 2-in-1s instead of Apple and Android tablets. It's a good idea that should improve with time.

By December 21, 2013


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


Astronomers find another 'Jupiter' orbiting a sun just like ours

A surprising find has researchers thinking that they may have discovered a "Solar System 2.0."

By July 15, 2015


Pluto's features could have names like Mt. Tardis and Vader Crater

The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.

By July 10, 2015