Intrinsic dimensionality can quantify the level of information obtainable for various possible instrument configurations.
As solar max approaches, new tech is on call.
Helioseismology allows scientists to study the interior of the Sun, solve some basic physics mysteries, and forecast space weather.
After an exciting encounter with asteroid Bennu, the OSIRIS-REx mission team looks forward to hitting pay dirt when a hefty sample of ancient planetesimal material is delivered to Earth next year.
The Chinese rover identified hydrated minerals—likely associated with groundwater—in sediments dating to the Red Planet’s most recent geologic period.
MESSENGER observations show a 50% rise in atmospheric sodium-group ions during periods of high solar wind activity.
With new missions underway and planned, China is stepping up to observe our nearest stellar neighbor.
Geologically young regions of Pluto’s southern hemisphere were likely resurfaced by cryovolcanism, data from the New Horizons spacecraft reveal.
Atmospheric winds moving at more than 7,000 kilometers per hour distort Saturn’s magnetic field, revealing why spacecraft have measured changes in the length of a day on the ringed world.
A super salty spring in the Canadian Arctic provides insights key to detecting life on a distant ocean world.