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Jenny Marder is digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour
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Science Dec 17Journey into the Cave of Bones
Science Sep 10Dwarf planet Ceres seen in mesmerizing new detail
New images of dwarf planet Ceres show oddly shaped mountains, collapsed crater walls, long surface cracks and alternately rocky and smooth terrain, as if something flowed across a large swath of its surface. It also shows the bright spots in…
Science Jul 15Earth, meet Pluto
After nine years, 3 billion miles and then 31 long hours after yesterday's historic flyby, the first richly detailed image of Pluto has been released. And it's gorgeous.
Science Jul 14Tomorrow’s image of Pluto will be 10 times sharper than this image below
As the world awaits data from Pluto, NASA has released this most detailed image yet, which shows a stunning heart-shaped featured on the Pluto's surface. New Horizon's zipped by Pluto just before 8 am ET this morning.
Politics Jun 26‘It is so ordered.’ Supreme Court Justices on gay marriage decision
In a historic decision for the gay right's movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution grants same-sex couples the right to marry. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who wrote the majority opinion, said that gay and lesbian…
Science Jun 24Dawn over Ceres, a mission of humankind
In December 2003, the Hubble Telescope spotted something peculiar on the surface of Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Hazy images revealed something bright and mysterious shining on the dark planet’s surface, like animal…
Nation Apr 28Neighbors rally to clean up wreckage from Baltimore riots
Clean-up efforts are underway in a city that saw calamity and clashes between residents and police Monday night.
Science Apr 01This tiny songbird flies Canada to Puerto Rico nonstop
Every year, from September to November, millions of tiny songbirds gather along the Northeastern coastline, get fat feasting on insects and take to the skies. And then they fly and they fly and they fly. It’s long been believed…
Science Mar 26Astronaut Scott Kelly to return to space for one year
On Friday, 51-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly, who has flown three previous space missions, will return to the International Space Station, where he will remain for a year. A whole year.
Science Mar 11How the itsy bitsy spider evolved from a giant prehistoric sea creature
It’s hard to believe that a prehistoric sea creature the size of Shaquille O’Neal could teach us anything about a modern dust mite. But a 7-foot-long, 480-million-year-old marine animal called an anomalocaridid is an ancestor to modern arthropods , the…