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Astronomers say a deep ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Enceladus. (Image credit: NASA)

Astronomers: Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Holds Huge Ocean Of Water

Finding makes the moon a likely candidate for extraterrestrial life in our solar system.

CBS Tampa–04/04/2014

Reprojection of the official USGS basemap of Jupiter's moon Europa. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute)

NASA Says It Wants To Visit Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Scientists believe there may be liquid water on the Jovian satellite.

CBS Tampa–03/06/2014

File photo of  the NASA Vehicle Assembly Building.  (credit: oe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hubble Spots Strange Asteroid With 6 Tails Of Dust

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a six-tailed asteroid in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Scientists say they’ve never seen anything like it. Incredibly, the comet-like tails change shape as the asteroid sheds dust. The streams have occurred over several months.

11/07/2013

Asteroid 2103 TV135 is unlikely to hit Earth when it returns in 2032. But astronomers will keep a close eye on it just in case. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Large Asteroid Just Missed Earth In Sept., Coming Back In 2032

Scientists say a large asteroid came near to Earth in September and will return in 2032.

10/19/2013

a crescent moon forming a triangle with Venus (top-R)and Jupiter (L). (Photo Credit: JACK GUEZ / AFP / Getty Images)

Venus And Jupiter Cuddling Up In Night Sky

It’s not too late to catch the spectacular Venus and Jupiter show.

On Monday and Tuesday evenings, Venus and Jupiter will appear just 3 degrees apart in the western sky. The gap has been narrowing since last month.

03/12/2012

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