Enceladus's subsurface ocean harbors complex organic molecules
Enceladus's subsurface ocean harbors complex organic molecules
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 25, 2019
Saturn moon is now the only solar system location other than Earth to meet all requirements for microbial life.
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 18, 2019
Direct observation of baby planets will provide scientists with new insight into poorly understood planet formation process.
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 15, 2019
A new study gives compelling evidence that Mars once had a series of ancient oceans.
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 05, 2019
Hipparcos and Gaia measurements help scientists weigh extremely young exoplanet.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 30, 2019
Scientists have found that most of the exoplanets on record hold quite a bit of water.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 28, 2019
A new study shows that UV light is key in providing the building blocks needed for life.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 25, 2019
Data from Hubble and Cassini reveal remarkable similarities with Earth's auroras.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 23, 2019
For the first time in history, the New Horizons spacecraft has glimpsed images of the space object Ultima Thule.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 23, 2019
Observation will give scientists new insights into the early stages of planet formation.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 17, 2019
Tests indicate all its science instruments are healthy.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 15, 2019
Orbiters and Curiosity rover confirm decline in atmospheric dust.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 11, 2019
For the first time in history astronomers have observed exoplanets that have iron and titanium in their atmosphere.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 11, 2019
Study of white dwarfs' atmospheres revealed composition of their planetary systems.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 03, 2019
Scientists have found that ultrahot Jupiters' burning atmospheres destroy hydrogen and oxygen molecules before they can form water.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 17, 2018
Identical appearance can hide very different origins.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 15, 2018
Astronomers believe a hotspot discovered on Jupiter's moon Io may be the site of another volcano.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 11, 2018
Scientists suspect 250 additional volcanoes have yet to be discovered on solar system's most volcanically active world.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 07, 2018
Proposal also calls for flybys of several Kuiper Belt dwarf planets.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 07, 2018
Planet's CO2 levels insufficient to warm it or create Earth-like atmospheric pressure.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 05, 2018
Parent star's gravitational pull is siphoning planet's atmospheric hydrogen.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 04, 2018
Map will direct future Europa missions to locations that are potentially most habitable.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 02, 2018
Astronomers have found hundreds of never before seen ghost dunes on the Martian surface.
thespacereporteradmin - Nov 30, 2018
A new method for determining a planet's chemical makeup reveals that a distant rocky world has the potential to host life.
thespacereporteradmin - Nov 30, 2018
Discovery gives scientists opportunity to better understand binary asteroids' formation processes and compositions.
thespacereporteradmin - Nov 28, 2018
Chemical composition of host star can inform scientists about the nature of orbiting planets.
thespacereporteradmin - Nov 26, 2018
Maps created in painstaking process from digital images captured by New Horizons' cameras.
thespacereporteradmin - Oct 31, 2019
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
thespacereporteradmin - Aug 03, 2019
Scientists in Germany are turning on what is being described as 'the world's largest artificial sun.'
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 25, 2019
Bacteria that conduct photosynthesis could provide human colonists with breathable air on other worlds.
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 15, 2019
Volcanic eruptions could have warmed Mars enough for its surface to have supported liquid water.
thespacereporteradmin - Feb 05, 2019
Temperatures and pressures of these worlds may not be conducive to harboring life.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 31, 2019
Event will be streamed live online for those in areas where eclipse won't be visible.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 31, 2019
Similar composition of dust grains around the planet lead researchers to single source.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 31, 2019
Climates can be kept stable by processes other than those that occur on Earth.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 15, 2019
Ability to produce life's building blocks depends on level of ultraviolet light received from the host star.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 11, 2019
Discovery marks first detection of atomic iron and hydrogen in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 09, 2019
Astronomers believe that new technology could lead to the discovery of more mini-moons, a process that could shed more light on asteroid composition.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 07, 2019
A new study offers the first concrete explanation for why Jupiter is covered in bright, colorful bands.
thespacereporteradmin - Jan 07, 2019
Pressurized magnetic fields 1,800 feet below the surface abruptly cut off the planet's jet streams.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 29, 2018
Scientists hope to learn why some annual local dust storms become global events.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 19, 2018
Jupiter's moons Europa and Ganymede have extremely powerful chorus waves that are much stronger than any other ones found in our solar system.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 15, 2018
Finding brings the giant planet's total number of moons to 79.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 15, 2018
New technology has enabled researchers to detect 10 new moons in Jupiter's orbit.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 11, 2018
Perchlorate in Martian soil may have exploded upon being heated, destroying organic molecules in the process.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 07, 2018
Joint mission seeks better understanding of the ways planets near their parent stars form and evolve.
thespacereporteradmin - Dec 04, 2018
Infrared instrument successfully peered through atmospheric haze to reveal surface features.