A pocket of material found here on Earth within a fragment of a comet is best explained as the raw ingredients from a type 1a supernova.
This week in rocket history, we look back at SpaceX’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services Demonstration 2+ back in 2012.
A team studied the effects of a simulated rocket plume to find how much nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide entered the atmosphere.
Due to the amount of martian dust collecting on NASA InSight’s solar panels, the mission is expected to wind completely down by the end of the year.
Mission-ending dust storms on Mars may be due to excess energy from the Sun collecting in the desert landscape and driving the formation of the storms.
In trying to understand why Ceres’ misty exosphere contains ammonia, simulations find that the dwarf planet formed past Saturn and moved inward.
A retired professor may have found the evidence that explains why strange sounds can sometimes be head when there is an aurora in the sky.
Researchers combine stellar location data from the Gaia mission with maps from the WISE and 2MASS catalogs to create 3D images of two clouds.
Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys captures a stunning image of NGC 7184, the Little Sombrero Galaxy, to help understand star formation.
Elliptical galaxy UGC10143, in the center of galaxy cluster Abell 2147, is imaged using the Hubble and Pan-STARRS telescopes.