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Something just took a chunk out of one of the rings of Saturn

Something just took a chunk out of one of the rings of Saturn

The rings of Saturn look a little bit different after a passing vandal slammed into the them and knocked a piece of them out of alignment.

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Video shows something massive hitting Jupiter

Video shows something massive hitting Jupiter

A recent video shows what is likely a comet or and asteroid hitting Jupiter. It’s a common occurrence, but not often caught on video.

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Philae lander goes dark, signals from Comet 67P cease

Philae lander goes dark, signals from Comet 67P cease

After a 10 year journey, the Philae lander goes dark, likely due to a lack of sunlight to replenish the solar powered batteries. There's still hope though.

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Comet 67P transmits mysterious “song”

Comet 67P transmits mysterious “song”

On Rosetta's approach, the spacecraft picked up a mysterious "song" coming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which may have been caused by magnetic oscillation.

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Watch a spacecraft land on a comet, live on Wednesday

Watch a spacecraft land on a comet, live on Wednesday

The European Space Agency will stream the attempt by the Rosetta spacecraft to land on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in real time, Wednesday morning, PST.

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