RECENTLY PUBLISHED Lunar Water from China’s Lander Matches Apollo Samples Scientists Turn Back Time to Track Methane Emissions on Mars Europa’s Ocean Can Tug Its Ice Shell Around Machine Learning Algorithms Help Scientists Explore Mars Aurorae NASA exoplanets MOONS Do Uranus’s Moons Have Subsurface Oceans? Planetary Cave Exploration Progresses On Thin Ice: Tiger Stripes on Enceladus Jupiter’s Ocean Moons Raise Tidal Waves on One Another On Mars, more than 4,000 dune fields displaying a wide variety of dune forms have been mapped.Planetary Dunes Tell of Otherworldly Winds SPACE & PLANETS ARCHIVE How Much Did the Moon Heat Young Earth? Tidal heating may have raised the surface temperature of early Earth and triggered global volcanism, a new study says. by Jure Japelj Converting Auroral Observations into 3D Structures Using 1D and 2D data sources as model constraints yields fine-scale insights into real-world aurorae. by Morgan Rehnberg Planetary Dunes Tell of Otherworldly Winds On Earth and throughout our solar system, ripples and dunes in sand and dust offer insights into how winds blow, liquid currents flow, and solid particles fly and bounce over the terrain. by Timothy N. Titus, Serina Diniega, Lori K. Fenton, Lynn Neakrase and James Zimbelman Can Uranus’s Rings Reveal the Planet’s Deepest Secrets? Planetary rings can act as seismometers that respond to changes deep within a planet. by Kimberly Cartier Misión a Venus podría ayudar a resolver un misterio atmosférico La recientemente anunciada misión DAVINCI+ a Venus de la NASA investigará la atmósfera del planeta, esperando proporcionar información sobre los desconocidos parches oscuros que rodean dicho planeta. by Jaime Cordova Can NASA’s Gravity Satellites Detect Motions in Earth’s Core? Measurements of our planet’s gravitational field could expose processes in the fluid outer core—if scientists can decipher the signals. by Megan Kalomiris Data from Satellites Help Uncover Exploding Meteors By using data from two lightning-spotting satellites, researchers measure explosions of thousands of small meteors and create a database that could help the planetary defense community. by Emily Moskal Asteroid May Be a Chip off the Old Moon Spectral data suggest that Kamo‘oalewa, a near-Earth asteroid, has a composition similar to lunar rocks. by Stacy Kish NASA Prepares Its Artemis Gateway to Orbit the Moon Throughout its anticipated 15-year tour of duty, the Gateway will serve as a station for astronauts and lunar landers—and enable new scientific discovery. by Jude Coleman Scientists Plan a Home Away from Home for Mars Samples The core tubes being collected by the Perseverance rover won’t arrive for years, but NASA and the European Space Agency are outlining needs for a facility to assess their safety and store and distribute them. by Damond Benningfield Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.