Ceres, a tiny planet in the asteroid belt, spouts water vapour, a finding that strengthens theories that life on Earth was kick-started by a bombardment of space rocks, scientists said today.
Astronomers have discovered that a distant dwarf planet, about two thirds the size of Pluto, lacks atmosphere.
NASA`s Dawn spacecraft is set to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system destinations.
‘Snow White’ - which was discovered in 2007 orbits the Sun at the edge of the solar system.
Astronomers Wednesday described a dwarf planet orbiting in the far, frozen reaches of the Solar System and unveiled a geological map of Ganymede, an icy
satellite of Jupiter.
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