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  • Jan. 14, 2020 NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Has a Close Encounter with Jupiter A multitude of swirling clouds in Jupiter’s dynamic North North Temperate Belt is captured in this image from NASA’s Juno spacecraft....
  • Active Volcanoes on Venus? Fri, 10 Jan 20, 9:00pm
    Guest geology by David Middleton Recent analyses of data collected by ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft indicates that some of the lava flows on Venus might be very young… RESEARCH ARTICLE PLANETARY SCIENCEPresent-day...
  • From NASA Jan. 7, 2020 In a galaxy 100 light-years away in the constellation Dorado sits a planetary system named TOI 700. It is home to TOI 700 d, the first Earth-size habitable-zone planet discovered by TESS, NASA’s...
  • From NASA Dec. 31, 2019 Galactic Pyrotechnics From 23 Million Light Years Away A galaxy about 23 million light years away is the site of impressive, ongoing fireworks. Rather than paper, powder and fire, this galactic light...
  • Morocco’s Anti-Atlas Mountains Fri, 27 Dec 19, 9:00pm
    Dec. 26, 2019 The Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco formed as a result of the collision of the African and Eurasian tectonic plates about 80 million years ago. This collision destroyed the Tethys Ocean. The limestone, sandstone,...
  • From NASA Dec. 23, 2019 RELEASE 19-095 In 2019, NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing, the most historic moment in space exploration, while also making significant progress toward putting...
  • Stellar Snowflake Cluster Tue, 24 Dec 19, 9:00pm
    From NASA Dec. 23, 2019 Newborn stars, hidden behind thick dust, are revealed in this image of a section of the so-called Christmas Tree Cluster from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. The newly revealed infant stars appear...
  • From NASA Dec. 20, 2019 This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows IC 2051, a galaxy in the southern constellation of Mensa (the Table Mountain) lying about 85 million light-years away. It is a spiral galaxy,...
  • A study by SISSA provides important information on its composition and on its interaction with luminous matter Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati They are called low-surface-brightness galaxies and it is thanks...
  • from NASA Dec. 17, 2019 NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has observed a magnetic explosion the likes of which have never been seen before. In the scorching upper reaches of the Sun’s atmosphere, a prominence — a large...
  • From NASA Dec. 13, 2019 Hubble Views Galaxy’s Dazzling Display The galaxy is the eponymous member of the NGC 3175 group, which has been called a nearby analog for the Local Group. The Local Group contains our very own home...
  • From NASA Stars Are Being Born in the Depths of a Black Hole Located about 5.8 billion light years from Earth in the Phoenix Constellation, astronomers have confirmed the first example of a galaxy cluster where large numbers...
  • NASA: First Geologic Map of Titan Wed, 20 Nov 19, 5:00pm
    Guest post by David Middleton From the cooler than schist files… NEWS | NOVEMBER 18, 2019The First Global Geologic Map of Titan Completed The first map showing the global geology of Saturn’s largest moon,...
  • From NASA Global Climate Change Feature | November 12, 2019 Image of Earth from the GOES-14 satellite. Credit: NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, data from NOAA GOES By Pat Brennan, NASA’s Sea Level Change Portal...
  • Hubble Spots a Curious Spiral Sat, 16 Nov 19, 9:00pm
    From NASA Nov. 15, 2019 Hubble Spots a Curious Spiral The universe is simply so vast that it can be difficult to maintain a sense of scale. Many galaxies we see through telescopes such as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope,...
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