A conjunction between Earth and Mars with the Sun in between is leading to a two-week hiatus for Mars missions due to blocked communications.
Two Near-Earth Objects (NEOs), asteroids 1986 DA and 2016 ED85, are made up of about 85% metal and 15% pyroxene.
The ATLAS survey spots asteroid belt object 2005 QN137 growing a tail, proving to be a comet in an asteroid’s orbit, ejecting dust into space.
Using computer models, scientists find that the amount of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere prior to the GOE was too small to be detected in rocks.
As climate change advances, our world is reflecting less sunlight off snow and absorbing more sunlight into the dirt and landscapes.
An ice core collected in Iceland contains 4,500 years of data on how fires did and didn’t flare up around the North Atlantic.
Four major pulses of volcanic activity led to two million years of rain on Earth which gave giant planets and even more giant dinosaurs room to grow.
Flowing dunes on Mars’s surface allow us to see the direction the wind is pushing the sands of Mars and how the winds and dust structures mix.
In new simulations of what the sky will look like, researchers find that the future sky will shine brighter in satellites than in stars.
A new review paper on the subject of transneptunian space hints that there could be another Mars-sized world in our solar system, past the Kuiper Belt.