Post by: Matt Williams
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Spitzer
17 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by scientists at NASA JPL has revealed that 55 Cancri e is not a lava planet after all, but actually has a thick, Earth-like atmosphere.
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, News
In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once its deployed
Earth, Geology, History
16 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from NASA JPL has provided compelling evidence for the existence of a mantle plume beneath the Antarctic ice sheet.
Astronomy, ESO, Extrasolar Planets
15 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby “quiet” red dwarf star, which makes it more likely to be habitable
NASA, Space Flight
14 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
NASA’s next-generation spaceplane – the Dream Chaser – recently passed a flight test, which consisted of a glide test and automated landing.
Neptune, Solar System
According to a new study, Neptune’s system of moons may have been drastically altered thanks to the arrival of its largest moon, Triton.
Asteroids, Geology, History
13 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a pair of Japanese researchers indicates that the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs landed where it could do the most damage.
NASA, Orion, Space Launch System
11 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
NASA recently concluded a critical review of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, and is on track to test these systems in the coming years.
10 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study conducted by a team of Russian scientists has found that microorganisms on Mars can survive the tough conditions, even near the surface.
Missions, Space Exploration Technologies, Venus
9 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A team from NASA’s Glenn Research Center recently demonstrated a new class of electronics, which would be capable of operating on Venus for extended periods of time.
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