A NASA spacecraft using infrared imaging discovered 40 near-Earth objects in one year and observed many others, including a comet that has become this month's brightest.
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Volunteer 'Disk Detectives' Classify Possible Planetary Habitats
Citizen scientists are busy sifting through images from the WISE mission, logging 1 million potential planetary habitats.
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Illusions in the Cosmic Clouds
Pareidolia is the psychological phenomenon where people see recognizable shapes in clouds or otherwise unrelated objects.
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NEOWISE Spots a Comet That Looked Like an Asteroid
Comet C/2013 UQ4 (Catalina) was originally thought to be an asteroid, but observations by NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft indicate that it's a comet.
Read more (July 23, 2014)