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Icy Giant Planets In The Laboratory
Giant planets like Uranus and Neptune may contain much less free hydrogen than previously assumed....
Ground-Based Radial Velocity as Critical Support for Future NASA Earth-Finding Missions
Future space-based direct imaging missions are poised to search for biosignatures in the atmospheres of potentially habitable planets orbiting nearby AFGKM stars....
Desorption Kinetics and Binding Energies of Small Hydrocarbons
Small hydrocarbons are an important organic reservoir in protostellar and protoplanetary environments. Constraints on desorption temperatures and binding energies of such hydrocarbons are needed for accurate predictions of where these molecules exist in the ice vs. gas-phase during the different...
A persistent quiet-Sun small-scale tornado
Authors: K. Tziotziou, G. Tsiropoula and I. Kontogiannis.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 623 , page A160
Keywords: Sun: chromosphere ; Sun: magnetic fields ; Sun: oscillations ; Sun: photosphere.
Astronauts Wont make the 1st All Female Spacewalk After All, NASA Says
The first all-female spacewalk in history won't be happening this week after all due to a last-minute crew swap, NASA announced today (March 25).