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Ceres is a Strange Place, Including a Volcanic Peak 4,000 Meters High Made From Bubbling Salt Water, Mud and Rock

Ceres, at almost 1,000 km (620 miles) in diameter, is the largest body in the asteroid belt. Between 2015 and…

3 months ago

Ceres Rolled Over at Some Point in the Past

According to a new study from the Planetary Science Institute, Ceres poles reoriented sometime in the past, which bolsters the…

11 months ago

Ice Volcanoes on Ceres are Still Actively Blasting out Material

In science, one discovery often leads to more questions and mysteries. That's certainly true of the ice volcanoes on the…

12 months ago

Ceres Has Even More Organic Molecules on it Than Previously Thought

According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously…

1 year ago

Dawn Probe Finds Evidence of Subsurface Ice on Vesta

A new study from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, with the support of NASA, has found evidence of subsurface…

2 years ago

Ceres Prank Lands Bart Simpson In Detention For Eternity

Researchers studying landslide on the surface of Ceres have noticed one with a distinctly Bart Simpson-like appearance.

2 years ago

Confirmed: Ceres Has a Transient Atmosphere

Sometimes they see it, sometimes they don’t. That’s why scientists have never been completely sure if Ceres has an atmosphere…

2 years ago

Brightest ‘Spot’ on Ceres is Likely a Cryovolcano

The bright regions on the dwarf planet Ceres have been some of the most talked about features in planetary science…

3 years ago

Ice, Ice Everywhere, says New Study on Ceres

A series of new studies show that Ceres is a lot more icy than previously thought, which also points towards…

3 years ago

Soar Over Ceres With New Images From the Dawn Spacecraft

There’s one thing that could mean the end of the Dawn mission: if the hydrazine fuel for its maneuvering thruster…

3 years ago