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Ice mountains and gaping canyons are just a few of the surprising features the New Horizons spacecraft beamed back this week.

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The SciFri Book Club Tours 'The Planets'

The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.

planets, nasa, astronomy, planetary science, dava sobel

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NASA officials weigh in on the flurry of planetary science news from the past week.

space, astronomy, mercury, venus, mars, voyager, solar system, nasa

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