carbon

Carbon Impacts Planetary Atmospheric Formation

It might be common, but carbon could have a huge impact in the formation and evolution of a planet's atmosphere.…

9 years ago

The Last Outbursts of a Dying Star

As stars approach the inevitable ends of their lives they run out of stellar fuel and begin to lose a…

9 years ago

Even the Early Universe Had the Ingredients for Life

[/caption] For us carbon-based life forms, carbon is a fairly important part of the chemical makeup of the Universe. However,…

10 years ago

WASP-12b: A Carbon Rich Exoplanet

[/caption] Since its discovery in 2008, WASP-12b has been an unusual planet. This 1.4 Jovian mass, gas giant lies so…

11 years ago

What is Carbon Dioxide?

CO2 is more than just the stuff that comes out of smokestacks, tailpipes, cigarettes and campfires. It is also a…

11 years ago

Be A Carbon Hero

NASA is quite proud of its spinoffs technology developed for the space agency's needs in space that in turn contribute…

14 years ago

Radioactive Hot Spots on Earth’s Beaches May Have Sparked Life

We've heard about life being created in a puddle of primordial chemical soup, sparked by lightning strikes, or organic molecules…

14 years ago