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Distant mission to Ceres- dwarf planet

It’s what is known as a dwarf planet, just under 1000-kilometres in diameter orbiting out in the darkness of space out beyond Mars. It’s called Ceres. “Dawn” is NASA’s probe to Ceres, on an archaeological mission of sorts.  It seeks »

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Canadian scientists and satellite telescope confirm a ” super-Earth”

Canadian researchers have confirmed the existence of an exoplanet, a planet outside our own Solar System, that might be a “waterworld”. Jaymie Matthews, PhD,  is a Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of British Columbia, the Mission Scientist in charge of »