A new method, nano-FTIR, is used to examine microstructures and processes on grains, displaying its benefit for examining asteroid returned samples through a meteorite.
New simulations suggest that subsurface oceans on icy moons with small natural Rossby numbers may be dominated by rotational effects.
Large impact basins on the near side of the Moon lack the annulus of thickened crust that far-side basins have. The difference can be linked to the thermal structure of the lunar crust.
New research suggests that to minimize radiation risk for human exploration of Mars, astronauts will need to dig deep for safety.
Two recently published papers zoom in on the mystery source of methane in the Martian atmosphere.
Una estrategia que combina la cartografía geológica con datos sobre cómo la superficie del planeta emite y absorbe la radiación de microondas podría potencialmente identificar flujos de lava recientes.
Studying geological features on Pluto’s surface can illuminate the ancient history of how the dwarf planet formed.
A new analysis strategy sheds new light on the electrical conductivity of the lunar mantle between 300 and 900 km depth.
A new seismic survey of the Chicxulub impact crater reveals the structure of its peak ring and the sediments that cover it.
A strategy that combines geologic mapping with data on how the planet’s surface emits and absorbs microwave radiation could potentially identify recent lava flows.