Near-Earth asteroids, also known as Near Earth Objects (NEOs), are some of the best studied space rocks in the Solar System, primarily due to the fact that […]
Coming just after the news of the ringed asteroid and new dwarf planet, some more exciting news from the outer Solar System was announced […]
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In an effort to understand how black holes shape the evolution of galaxies, astronomers spent eight months creating a series of time-lapse movies from 400 observations made by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The movies, taken from observations conducted over a 13-year period from 1995-2008, show a 5,000-mile-long jet […]
Even though the twin spacecraft Ebb and Flow, part of the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission, crashed into the Moon’s surface December 17, 2012, scientists continue to pour over the massive amounts of data […]
The GRAIL spacecraft, Ebb and Flow, have begun their extended mission, and are now mapping the gravity field of the Moon and at half the altitude they were during the main mission.