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Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have found that, surprisingly, Ceres lacks any truly large impact basins.

The Case of the Missing Ceres Craters

This graphic shows a theoretical path of a water molecule on Ceres. Some water molecules fall into cold, dark craters called "cold traps," where very little of the ice turns into vapor, even over the course of a billion years. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

This graphic shows a theoretical path of a water molecule on Ceres.

Mysteries and insights about Ceres are being discussed this week at the European Planetary Science Conference in Nantes, France.

Dawn Reveals New Maps and Insights about Ceres/ This map-projected view of Ceres was created from images taken by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft during its high-altitude mapping orbit, in August and September, Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

Dawn discovers evidence for organic material on Ceres (Update)

An article published in the journal 'Science' describes the detection of organic materials on the dwarf planet Ceres. A team of researchers coordinated by.

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The splash events recorded by the LHCb (left) and ALICE experiments.

CERN has confirmed that during the last weekends two of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments have successfully sent proton beams through the particle accelerator. Read the details in the article!

NASA's SOFIA telescope data reveals composition of dwarf planet Ceres - Clarksville, TN Online

Colorized Map of Ceres (Mercator Projection)

Colorized Map of Ceres (Mercator Projection)

At the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held last week in The Woodlands, Texas, new results were presented of the analyzes of data collected about the dwarf planet Ceres by NASA's Dawn space probe. Read the details in the article!

NASA | Alex Young Interview About Our Sun's Magnetic Flip : NASA Goddard·- YouTube   Published on 6 Dec 2013

Alex Young is interviewed about the current solar cycle and what a magnetic flip means for the earth and NASA's study of magnetic fields.