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 ›
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.
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.
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)
Image courtesy of JPL-Caltech/NASA, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Idaho
Fact #1: Saturn's Rings
Saturn's rings are arguably the flattest structure known to man, being some 300,000 km end-to-end but with a vertical thickness of about ...
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