The New Horizons spacecraft zooms toward an object 4 billion miles from Earth.
In 2018 and 2019, data from NASA’s Juno mission revealed new discoveries about Jupiter’s bizarre magnetic field.
Learn about nitrogen glaciers and ice volcanoes visible on the surface of Pluto, and the processes that may be behind the extraordinary geological diversity of this dwarf planet, in this video from NOVA: Pluto and Beyond.
Researchers have uncovered a new category of giant storm on Saturn’s surface.
NASA designs a mission to crash a spent rocket stage into a lunar crater to detect the presence of water ice on the Moon in this video from NOVA Back to the Moon.
Scientists describe the Moon’s unique topography and explain why direct sunlight never reaches the inside of some of its craters in this video from NOVA Back to the Moon.
The comet, 2I/Borisov, comes from another planetary system, but bears a remarkable resemblance to local space rocks.
Astronomers discovered 20 new moons around Saturn, bringing its total to 82.
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