Asteroids, JAXA, Solar System
27 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Asteroid Itokawa had a sometimes violent 4.5 billion year history, according to samples returned by Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa.
17 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Earth has a new dance partner, a quasi-moon named 2016 H03.
Asteroids, Earth, Meteorites
15 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A fossilized meteorite from a quarry in Sweden is a new type of space rock that’s different from other meteors.
Astronauts, Mars, News, Science
10 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
The smell of Mars could be recreated here on Earth. Might it help prepare colonists for their stay on Mars?
Astronomy, Guide to Space
1 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
Billions of year ago, the Sun, the planets, and all other objects in the Solar System began as a giant, nebulous cloud of gas and dust particles.
Mars, News, Observing, Solar System
30 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Mars is reaching its closest point to Earth in 11 years, and will be a delightful to amateur astronomers.
27 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Neptune, being the farthest planet from the Sun (sorry Pluto!) is now recognized as also being the coldest body in the Solar System
We’ve lived on planet Earth all of our lives, but how much does the average person know about the planet that’s beneath our feet?
21 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Given its distance from the Sun, and the nature of its composition, Neptune is renowned for being the coldest planet in our Solar System
20 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
A a distant gas giant, Jupiter takes a considerable amount of time to orbit our Sun. In act, a single year on Jupiter is equal to almost 12 years on Earth
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