Aug 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers, led by Dr Hugo Messias of the Universidad de Concepción in Chile and the Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal, has...

Aug 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

On August 25, 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft passed within about 40,000 km of Triton, the largest moon of the planet Neptune. In commemoration...

Aug 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleosols (ancient fossilized soils) filling the Yellowknife Bay geologic formation within the 3.7-billion-year-old Gale Crater on Mars are strong evidence...

Aug 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archival photographs from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have been used to uncover the progenitor to the supernova SN 2012Z – the binary star system...

Aug 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers using the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field Camera onboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the most distant...

Jul 29, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of U.S. researchers using data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has discovered 101 active geysers erupting on Enceladus, the sixth-largest moon...

Jul 25, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers headed by Dr Nikku Madhusudhan of the Cambridge University’s Institute of Astronomy has found that the abundance of water vapor...

Jul 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A year on the newly discovered Uranus-sized exoplanet Kepler-421b lasts for 704.2 days, making it the longest orbital period exoplanet yet found. Its parent...

Jul 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of planetary scientists using data from the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) onboard NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter has created the most...