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 ›
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)
Professor Michael Niemack, left, and Cornell graduate student Nicholas Cothard at 18,400 feet elevation in Chile near the future locations of the Simons Observatory and CCAT-prime telescopes.
Prof. Jonathan Lunine discusses recent discoveries on Mars in this CNN Online story. (Photo: JPL-NASA)
Scientists say they have found evidence of dunes of frozen methane on Pluto.
Image courtesy of JPL-Caltech/NASA, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Idaho
Fact #2: Density of Saturn
Saturn is the only planet in the solar system that would float on water.
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