Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Comet 67P is hiding nitrogen that could solve a solar system...

Comet 67P has a hidden source of nitrogen ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDAThe mystery of the missing nitrogen in comets may finally be solved....

Astronomers Have Spotted a New Crater on Mars That’s Like Nothing...

The planet Mars does not bruise easily, but when it does, the result is practically a work of art. A fresh impact crater, spotted...

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just...

NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid's...

What’s Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon?

The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the...

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast

Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren't sure exactly...

A Double Asteroid Came Uncomfortably Close to Earth Last Month, Here’s...

On 25 May 2019, a strange, double-asteroid (1999 KW4) flew past Earth at a distance and speed that is likely to make a lot...

No, You Shouldn’t Freak Over That Asteroid With a ‘Non-Zero’ Chance...

Whenever scientists announce an upcoming close encounter with an asteroid, certain corners of the internet light up like the synaptic rush that accompanies a...

Geminids 2018: When to watch the meteor shower’s peak

Get ready to make plenty of wishes for the holiday season, as the annual Geminid meteor shower peaks on the nights of December 13...

These ‘Indestructible’ Animals Would Survive a Planet-Wide Apocalypse

The world's most robust animals may very well survive until the sun stops shining.Also known as water bears, tardigrades are tiny water-dwelling creatures famed...

New Photo Shows Huge Cyclone Horde on Jupiter

Most of the planet Jupiter is painted in red and white, with exquisite stripes and splotches brushed onto its face. But, it turns out,...