NASA scientists are still baffled over exactly what’s causing Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, to radiate mysterious bright spots from its cratered surface.
A woman whose body was found burned near a Modesto orchard has been identified, but police aren’t sure if she actually died there.
When I was in the Fourth Grade I decided I wanted to be an Astronaut. Fast forward to a couple of years later, on my 11th birthday, my parents bought me a tape recorder equipped with a microphone.
A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration, and scientists are eager to learn more about the mysterious bright spot discovered last month.
Scientists are on the edge of their seats as NASA’s Dawn spacecraft nears dwarf planet Ceres and the mysterious spots first seen on its surface last month.
Two clear and stunning views of the dwarf planet Ceres have scientists scratching their heads as NASA’s Dawn spacecraft nears its destination.
Ceres is the solar system’s largest asteroid — a big ball of rock and ice about 600 miles wide, orbiting the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. But astronomers recently discovered that Ceres is probably behaving a bit like a comet: some of its ice is vaporizing in the heat of the Sun.
A man found dead in the freezer of an abandoned Central Valley auto shop was married to the man charged with killing him, authorities said.
A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities said Wednesday.
Officials with a Central California drug task force say they’ve seized hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine in a raid of a San Joaquin Valley home.