10 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
Three new studies have been released based on Juno data that have revealed new things about Jupiter’s atmospheric bands and interior.
Astronomy, Juno Mission, Jupiter
9 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Each of Jupiter’s poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central storm, while on the south, 5 storms surround one in the center.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extraterrestrial
21 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples’ reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery of alien life. The result? We’re mostly looking forward to it.
16 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to the latest study by a team that has been observing ‘Oumuamua since it was first discovered, this interstellar asteroid had a violent past!
Mars, NASA, Planetary Formation
26 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
NASA’s InSight lander will launch in May 2018, NASA has announced. InSight will study the interior structure of Mars to learn how it, and other rocky planets, formed and evolved.
Astronomy, Brown Dwarf, Gas Giants
25 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Astronomers have debated which objects are gas giants like Jupiter, and which are more correctly called brown dwarfs. A new study aims to end that debate.
Astronomy, ESO, Stellar Evolution
24 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer, an international team of astronomers has created the first detailed images of another star’s surface.
Astrobiology, Mars, Solar System
19 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Researchers at McGill University are developing what they call the Life Detection Platform, a compact, robotic, energy-efficient system for detecting life on other worlds.
Missions, NASA, Titan
22 Dec , 2017 by Evan Gough
NASA has chosen the Dragonfly mission concept as a finalist in its New Frontiers program. The double-quadcopter drone is designed to explore Titan and study habitability.
24 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the over 500,000 pictures taken by the Cassini mission, Google Maps has created a mapping tool that allows users to virtually explore the Solar System.
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