planetary geology

Planetary Interiors in TRAPPIST-1 System Could be Affected by Stellar Flares

In a recent study published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, an international team of researchers led by the University of…

1 month ago

Here’s a Strange Rock That Perseverance Shot With its Laser

Perseverance has been busy lately.  After testing its systems out, taking the first sound recording ever on the Red Planet,…

2 years ago

Curiosity Is Going To Spend Its Summer Driving Around a Dangerous Sandy Region on Mars

Do road trips actually require roads? Not if you’re NASA’s Curiosity rover, who is embarking on an extended 1 mile…

3 years ago

Sad About Pluto? How about 110 Planets in the Solar System Instead?

A new geophysical definition has been proposed by a team of planetary scientists, one which would result in a Solar…

6 years ago

Get That Geologist A Flight Suit!

Given the importance of geology to space exploration, the ESA is conducting multiple programs to make sure astronauts understand rocks!

6 years ago

New Crater Names Approved for Mercury’s South Pole & More

Move over, Tolkien & Tryggvadóttir. Yesterday, an announcement was made that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) approved proposed names for nine…

10 years ago