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 ›
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.
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.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
Fact #3: Traveling Time
Traveling at the speed of light it would still take you over 4 years to reach the Sun’s nearest neighbour star.
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