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June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
May 31, 2017
President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington D.C. at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal, reports say
May 31, 2017 - 7:37am
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
March 23, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
September 14, 2015
Minn. court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
September 14, 2015 - 3:26pm
September 15, 2014
DuPont, EPA reach settlement on alleged pesticide violations
September 15, 2014 - 12:39pm