13 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In recognition of their efforts to communicate the importance of the Cassini mission, NASA’s JPL recently received an Emmy nomination for their Cassini Grande Finale campaign.
30 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using data from ground-based observatories and the Hubble space telescope, an international team of scientists found evidence that ‘Oumuamua is an interstellar comet after all.
Cassini, Enceladus, Extraterrestrial
29 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to the last study based on Cassini data, complex organic molecules exist within Enceladus and are being released through its plumes.
Astronomy, Missions, sun
25 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Two upcoming missions – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and the ESA’s Solar Orbiter – will get closer to the Sun than ever before in the hopes of unlocking its secrets.
Astronomy, Herschel Space Telescope
23 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers, using the Herschel Observatory, recently observed a series of laser emissions coming from the ant nebula.
16 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Based on the 2nd Gaia Data Release, a team of astronomers were able to directly detect and compile information on over 1000 white dwarf stars in our galactic neighborhood.
Astronomy, esa, Gaia
2 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In addition to revealing the proper motion of over a billion stars in the Milky Way, the 2nd data release from the Gaia mission also revealed the proper motions of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Astronomy, esa, ExoMars
1 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
ExoMars mission’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) recently sent back its very first image, which shows the ice-covered edge of the Korolev Crater
26 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the second release of Gaia data, we now know the positions, distances and motions of 1.7 billion stars in the Milky Way
Astronomy, esa, Rosetta
24 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft, a twitter user created a stunning video that shows what it is like to stand on the surface of a comet
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