Jun 27 - NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service
Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch
Distinguished Professor Emeritus. Read more ›
Scientists say they have found evidence of dunes of frozen methane on Pluto.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
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)
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)
Fact #4: Fuel for Thought
The Sun burns 600 million tons of Hydrogen every second.
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