“It sounds crazy but it could be snowing microbes on the surface of this little world,” a space scientist said of Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
Posts by Cecile LeBlanc
You might assume that air quality and health impacts are lower for electric vehicles than for conventional vehicles. Not necessarily so, this study reveals.
Astronomers have found the coolest star – temperature-wise. This star is cooler than the human body.
Years ago, when experts were first considering using beetles to kill tamarisk, I had doubts about introducing a non-native insect to control a non-native plant.
Astronomers have discovered 10 free-floating, Jupiter-sized planets in our galaxy and say these objects might be more common than stars.
Famed planet-hunter Geoff Marcy spoke on May 2, 2011 about the Kepler space telescope and its 1,235 candidate planets. Does he think we’ll find intelligent life?
As Mercury reemerges as a morning object in May 2011, the solar system’s innermost planet will join up with the planets Jupiter, Venus and Mars in the eastern sky at dawn.
The first convincing evidence of liquid water on a comet comes from analysis of a sample of Comet Wild-2, returned to Earth by NASA’s Stardust space mission.
The asteroid Vesta will soon get a visitor. The Dawn spacecraft will enter Vesta orbit in July, 2011. In the meantime, scientists and media are turning their gaze toward this little world.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found evidence of spring rains around the equator of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.