Jun 1 - InSight’s primary mission is to study Mars’ geology to learn more about
the planet’s formation and current condition. The pressure sensor’s job
is to “clean up” the data from the... Read more ›
Image courtesy of JPL-Caltech/NASA, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Idaho
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
In this artistic rendering, an Earth-like exomoon orbits a gas giant planet in a star's habitable zone in a galaxy far away. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Scientists say they have found evidence of dunes of frozen methane on Pluto.
Prof. Jonathan Lunine discusses recent discoveries on Mars in this CNN Online story. (Photo: JPL-NASA)
Fact #5: Cosmic Popcorn Anyone?
The Cosmic Microwave Background that we detect today started traveling towards us over 13 billion years ago.
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