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NASA’s Perseverance Rover Captures the Sounds of Mars – Listen In

This illustration depicts NASA’s Perseverance rover operating on the surface of Mars. Credit: NASA Two microphones aboard the six-wheeled spacecraft add a new dimension to...

How Do Ice Giants Like Uranus and Neptune Maintain Their Magnetic...

Image of Neptune taken by NASA’s Voyager 2 mission. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Probing the structures and properties of superionic ice. A layer of “hot,” electrically conductive ice...

Astronomers Use Planet-Hunting Satellite To See White Dwarf “Switch On and...

An artist’s impression example of a white dwarf – in this image the white dwarf MV Lyrae – accreting as it draws in material...

Have You Ever Wanted To Explore Outer-Space? Now You Can!

Explore the Universe With Virtual Reality Using Powerful, Open-Source Software VIRUP Have you ever wanted to explore outer-space? Now you can, without leaving Earth,...

Latest Results From Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Measurements

The BICEP3 telescope located at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica. (The metal skirt around the telescope shields it from reflected light from...

Russian Cosmonaut and Filmmakers Return to Earth From Space Station

The Soyuz MS-18 crew ship with three Russian crew mates is pictured just moments from landing in the steppe of Kazakhstan. Credit: NASA TV Russian...

Hubble Spies Galaxy Doomed To End Catastrophically

By ESA/Hubble October 17, 2021 Hubble Space Telescope image of Arp 86, a peculiar pair of interacting galaxies which lies roughly 220 million light-years from Earth...

How NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Talks to Us From Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter made history on April 19, 2021, with the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. How do engineers...

Solar Eruption Arrives at Earth

The CME associated with the October 9, 2021, M1 flare arrived as anticipated early on October 12, UTC-day. The CME shock front arrived at...

Physicists Propose New Way To Defend Earth Against Cosmic Impacts

Is Planetary Defense PI in the Sky? In February of 2013, skywatchers around the world turned their attention toward asteroid 2012 DA14, a cosmic rock...