Tag Archives: Space Science

Iron-rich object closely orbits a white dwarf

The newly discovered object could be the core of a planet that survived the transition of its host star into a red giant. Continue reading

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Mars smiles for InSight’s cameras

We look forward to learning more about Mars as InSight’s scientific operations commence. Continue reading

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Separating pebbles from boulders on asteroid Itokawa

Collisions between fragments may lead to size segregation of rock piles during asteroid formation. Continue reading

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EGU 2012: Life and Weather Away from Home

Conference participants discuss water stops and weather warnings for the galactic hitchhiker. Continue reading

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Io’s Magma Ocean Provides a View into Earth’s Past

Magnetic field data collected by NASA’s Galileo contains evidence of the magma sea. Continue reading

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