The HiRISE camera mounted on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which is exploring the history of water on Mars, snapped this photo of a circular depression on the Red Planet’s surface.
If it were laid out uniformly, the Red Planet’s ice would create a layer one meter deep
Mars, despite being nicknamed the red planet, has a large verity of different colors on its surface.
Frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies about as much water as what’s in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, a team of scientists led by The University of Texas at Austin has determined using data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
The mass of “space junk” orbiting the Earth poses a serious threat to future exploration, a British scientist said on Friday at the launch of a project to raise awareness of the issue.
Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are mysterious flashes of radio waves originating outside our Milky Way galaxy. A team of scientists, jointly led by Caltech postdoctoral scholar Vikram Ravi and Curtin University research fellow Ryan Shannon, has now observed the most luminous FRB to date, called FRB 150807.
NASA appears to be serious about its ambitious Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) that was being discussed last year.
To find habitable worlds in a sea of space data, we need computers that can think fast
Astronomers have precisely measured the strength of a fundamental force of Nature in a galaxy seen eight billion years in the past.