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Mars Doesn’t Have Much of a Magnetosphere, But Here’s a Map

Even though Earthling scientists are studying Mars intently, it's still a mysterious place. One of the striking things about Mars…

1 day ago

Detecting Exoplanets Through Their Exoauroras

A team of scientists from the Netherlands have proposed an exciting new approach for finding exoplanets: look for signs of…

3 months ago

The Moon’s Magnetosphere Used to be Twice as Strong as the Earth’s

A new MIT-led study has shown how the Moon once had a more powerful magnetic field than Earth and why…

5 months ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 515: Space Radiation

Space is a hostile environment in so many ways. But one of its worst features is the various kinds of…

1 year ago

Now That NASA’s Missing IMAGE Satellite Has Been Found, Talking To It Is Going To Be Difficult

NASA has confirmed that their missing IMAGE satellite was indeed located by an amateur astronomer in Canada. But re-establishing contact…

2 years ago

Earth and Venus are the Same Size, so Why Doesn’t Venus Have a Magnetosphere? Maybe it Didn’t Get Smashed Hard Enough

A new study lays out why Venus doiesn't have a magnetic field like Earth's. Basically, it may come down to…

2 years ago

We Might Have a New Way to Push Back Space Radiation

A new study has revealed how human activity has been affected the near-space environment, creating a bubble that protects against…

3 years ago

Exploring the Universe For Magnetic Fields

A recent presentation made at the NASA Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop outlined how the study of magnetic fields could…

3 years ago

NASA Proposes a Magnetic Shield to Protect Mars’ Atmosphere

At the recent Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, Director Jim Green and a panel of scientists proposed deploying a magnetic…

3 years ago

This is Actual Science. Crystals at the Earth’s Core Power its Magnetic Field

A new study from the Tokyo Institute of Technology has shown how crystallization in the Earth's core may be what…

3 years ago