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NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds evidence of organic material on Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft finds evidence of organic material on Ceres

The organics discovery was made by the visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR) onboard the Dawn spacecraft in and around a northern-hemisphere crater called Ernutet. 

Dwarf planet 'Ceres' may host several 'hidden' ice volcanoes besides Ahuna Mons

Dwarf planet 'Ceres' may host several 'hidden' ice volcanoes besides Ahuna Mons

Other icy worlds in our solar system, like Pluto, Europa, Triton, Charon and Titan, may also have such mountains of icy rock - called cryovolcanoes - but Ahuna Mons is conspicuously alone on Ceres. 

Ice is everywhere on Ceres, reveals NASA's Dawn spacecraft (Watch)

Ice is everywhere on Ceres, reveals NASA's Dawn spacecraft (Watch)

Newly published studies from Dawn scientists show two distinct lines of evidence for ice at or near the surface of the dwarf planet.

NASA to announce new findings on Earth, space science missions – Ceres, Earth’s flowing ice, Mars to be featured in briefings

NASA to announce new findings on Earth, space science missions – Ceres, Earth’s flowing ice, Mars to be featured in briefings

NASA will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union which is being held from December 12-16 in San Francisco.

No more inert! NASA spotted isolated mountain on Ceres surface- Watch

No more inert! NASA spotted isolated mountain on Ceres surface- Watch

The findings, published in Science, are based on the yearlong orbital observations by the Dawn spacecraft which is till revolving around 590-miles wide Ceres.

Thanks to Dawn, NASA now has access to the interiors of Ceres!

Thanks to Dawn, NASA now has access to the interiors of Ceres!

As per NASA, Ceres has a special property called "hydrostatic equilibrium," which was confirmed in this study.

NASA explains the case of Ceres' missing large craters- Watch the video!

NASA explains the case of Ceres' missing large craters- Watch the video!

The US space agency NASA has released a video explaining the case of the missing Ceres craters.

NASA's Dawn found ice-friendly craters mapped on dwarf planet 'Ceres'

NASA's Dawn found ice-friendly craters mapped on dwarf planet 'Ceres'

The US space agency NASA's Dawn has identified ice-friendly craters mapped on the dwarf planet Ceres.

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

From Jupiter to Mars: Five amazing things to know about our solar system!

Here are some amazing things you must know about our solar system this week.

New image of dwarft planet Ceres shows bright craters

New image of dwarft planet Ceres shows bright craters

 NASA has released a new image of the dwarft planet Ceres with bright material.

NASA's Dawn reveals mysterious bright spots on Ceres – Watch!

NASA's Dawn reveals mysterious bright spots on Ceres – Watch!

Occator Crater, measuring 57 miles across and 2.5 miles deep, contains the brightest area on Ceres.

Here is the latest image sent by Dawn from Ceres – See pic!

Here is the latest image sent by Dawn from Ceres – See pic!

Dawn spacecraft has sent an image that shows cratered terrain in the northern hemisphere of Ceres. 

Dawn's one year at Ceres: A mysterious mountain on dwarf planet!

Dawn's one year at Ceres: A mysterious mountain on dwarf planet!

Latest images from Dawn spacecraft reveal a mysterious mountain on the dwarf planet Ceres.

Indian-led scientists' team discover why comet appears black

Indian-led scientists' team discover why comet appears black

Centaurs estimated to number around 44,000 are minor planets with diameters larger than one kilometre.

See Pic: New details on dwarft planet Ceres

See Pic: New details on dwarft planet Ceres

NASA has recently released a detailed image of the dwarf planet Ceres.

Top five amazing space discoveries of 2015

Top five amazing space discoveries of 2015

Of the many significant breakthroughs, here’s a list of the top five amazing space discoveries of 2015.

NASA's Dawn amazes scientists with new maps, insights about Ceres

NASA's Dawn amazes scientists with new maps, insights about Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft continued to amaze, yet puzzle scientists with its tantalizing views and other data about the dwarf planet Ceres.

Watch: Ceres' mysterious bright spots snapped in new detail

Watch: Ceres' mysterious bright spots snapped in new detail

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has delivered the closest-yet views of the brightest spots on the dwarf planet Ceres.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft sends remarkable images of Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft sends remarkable images of Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has delivered the closest-yet views of the dwarf planet Ceres.

NASA spots more 'mysterious' bright spots on Ceres

New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided more visible images of mysterious bright spots and also revealed a pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape.