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Dawn Closing on Asteroid Ceres Sends Images to Help Study Universe Origin

As Dawn delves into the unknown orbit of Ceres next month, some photos of Ceres with a resolution of 8.5 miles per pixel have revealed the white spots clearly, heightening the mystery surrounding the largest asteroid in the solar family. Part of NASA’s Discovery Program, Dawn has orbited one member of the main asteroid belt, Vesta last year and is now heading ...

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Dawn Gets Closer to Dwarf Planet Ceres, Gets Better Snapshots

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, moving closer to Ceres, the dwarf planet, has snapped better and close pictures of this mysterious world. At a resolution of 8.5 miles (14 kilometers) per pixel, the pictures represent the sharpest images to date of Ceres. After the spacecraft arrives and enters into orbit around the dwarf planet, it will study the intriguing world in great detail ...

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NASA’s Dawn Clicks Stunning Images of Ceres, Three Times Better than Previous Images

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has captured three times better images of the dwarf planet Ceres than it delivered in early December. Ceres is the main asteroid belt which lies in between Mars and Jupiter. As per reports, these are the first in a series of images that will be taken for navigation purposes during the approach to Ceres. The best images ...

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2015 Likely to Hold Great Future for Science

As per the reports from a journal Nature, when 2014 turns out to be a great year with discoveries of 3D-printed body parts and scientific breakthroughs like comet landing, 2015 too holds a great future for science. It is in 2015, the world’s most powerful atom smasher, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), is expected to restart. The machine at CERN, ...

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