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Planetary Society Blog

The Panspermia hypothesis posits that either life's building blocks (molecular Panspermia) or life itself (organism-based Panspermia) may have been interplanetary transferred to facilitate the Origins of Life (OoL) on a given planet, complementing several current OoL frameworks....

01/19/2022

Deep Astronomy

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket delivered 49 Starlink satellites to orbit today (Jan. 19) and pulled off a landing at sea.

01/19/2022

Recent articles published in 'Astronomy & Astrophysics'

Authors: Avinash Chaturvedi, Michael Hilker, Michele Cantiello, Nicola R. Napolitano, Glenn van de Ven, Chiara Spiniello, Katja Fahrion, Maurizio Paolillo, Massimiliano Gatto and Thomas Puzia.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 657 , page A93
Published online: 19/01/2022
Keywords: catalogs ; galaxies: clusters: individual: Fornax ; galaxies: star clusters: general ; galaxies: kinematics and dynamics.

01/19/2022

Deep Astronomy

HereThe James Webb Space Telescope continues to uncurl its mirrors to ultimately peer into the deep and distant universe.

01/18/2022

Space.com

Astronomers have analyzed archival images from NSF’s Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), which provides an ideal setup to study the effects of low-Earth-orbit satellite megaconstellations such as SpaceX’s Starlink, and found that the number of affected ZTF images is increasing with time as SpaceX deploys more satellites. Their results appear in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. Since [...]

01/18/2022

Deep Astronomy

Lasting devastation from Tonga volcano eruption revealed in satellite imagesTonga's volcanic eruption has left behind damage so severe that satellites can see it from space.

01/18/2022

NASA Breaking News

La NASA invita a los medios al lanzamiento del nuevo mega-cohete y nave espacial lunaresYa está abierta la acreditación de medios de comunicación para las actividades de pre-lanzamiento y lanzamiento relacionadas con la misión Artemis I de la NASA, la primera misión desde Apolo de sistemas de exploración construidos para llevar tripulación a bordo que viajará alrededor de la Luna.

01/18/2022

Deep Astronomy

Possible sign of Mars life? Curiosity rover finds NASA's Curiosity rover has found some interesting organic compounds that may be signs of ancient Mars life, but much more work is needed to vet that hypothesis.

01/18/2022

Space.com

An analysis of carbon isotopes in sediment samples taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover from Gale crater, Mars, leave planetary researchers with three plausible explanations for the carbon’s origin: cosmic dust, ultraviolet degradation of carbon dioxide, or ultraviolet degradation of biologically produced methane. Carbon has two stable isotopes: carbon-12 and carbon-13. By looking at the amounts [...]

01/18/2022

NASA Breaking News

NASA Invites Media to Launch of New Mega-Moon Rocket and SpacecraftNASA Invites Media to Launch of New Mega-Moon Rocket and Spacecraft

01/18/2022