Planetary Science Institute

Unfortunately, There are Other Viable Explanations for the Subsurface Lakes on Mars

A fresh examination of the data obtained by the Mars Express mission has shown that there may not be lakes…

5 months ago

Lakes On Titan Will Have Layers, Like Lakes On Earth, But for a Completely Different Reason

Lakes on Earth are a common sight in many locales.  They’re central to the recreation and livelihood of millions of…

1 year ago

There are Features on Titan That Really Look Like Volcanic Craters

A new study supported by the Cassini mission shows how the northern polar region of Titan could still be experiencing…

1 year ago

When Did Mars Lose its Global Magnetic Field?

New research using data from MAVEN shows that Mars had a magnetic field earlier and later in its history than…

2 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: September 18, 2019 – Dr. Georgiana Kramer of PSI: Space Dew and Superheroes

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) Allen Versfeld (https://www.urban-astronomer.com/ / @uastronomer) Veranika "Nika" Klimovich Michael Rodruck…

2 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: Mar 06, 2019 – Dr. Jeff Morgenthaler of the Planetary Science Institute

Hosts: Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Pamela Gay (astronomycast.com…

3 years ago

XCOR Lynx Slated to Fly New Suborbital Telescope

[/caption] Commercial space company XCOR Aerospace has signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” with the Planetary Science Institute, laying the groundwork…

10 years ago