New NASA study shows Moon once had an atmosphere
A new study shows that an atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, 3 to 4 billion years ago, when intense volcanic eruptions spewed gases abov
Celestial Bodies
Cassini’s Last Moments In Space Before Landfall
For NASA’s Saturn explorer, the end will come all too quickly. Cassini, NASA’s explorer of Saturn, remaining life is now measured in just a few da
Planets
It rains solid diamonds on Neptune and Uranus
Scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds on two of the solar system’s most interesting planets The obvious question any entrepreneur mi
Celestial Bodies
Water, weather, new worlds: Cassini mission revealed Saturn’s secrets
Dan Reisenfeld, The University of Montana Cassini is the most sophisticated space probe ever built. Launched in 1997 as a joint NASA/European Space Ag
Celestial Bodies
Our discovery of a minor planet beyond Neptune shows there might not be a ‘Planet Nine’ after all
Ever since enthusiasm started growing over the possibility that there could be a ninth major planet orbiting the sun beyond Neptune, astronomers have
Celestial Bodies