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Space.com

The evolution of the hydrocarbon-rich surface on Saturn's largest moon Titan may have more in common with that of Mars' dusty landscape than with Earth's dynamic geology, scientists said.

05/18/2017

Astronomy & Astrophysics

International team completes large survey of gas in nearby galaxiesInternational team completes large survey of gas in nearby galaxies SKA press release © ESO/B. Tafreshi Based on the article "The final data release of ALLSMOG: a survey of CO in typical local low-M* star-forming galaxies",
by C. Cicone et al. To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2017, 604, A53

05/18/2017

Space.com

Meet the crew of the “Covenant” colonization ship in this “Last Supper” prologue to the film.

05/18/2017

Space.com

Spaceflight, a company that arranges launches for small satellites, announced May 17 is it purchasing a launch from Rocket Lab for payloads seeking access to a less common orbit.

05/18/2017

Space.com

Time-lapse images recently captured an incredible sight — a "tide" of clouds rolling in to fill up the Grand Canyon.

05/18/2017

Space.com

The search for signs of extraterrestrial life extends from eavesdropping on radio signals, to observing the atmospheres on distant worlds.

05/18/2017

Astrobiology

More than 550 million years ago, the oceans were teeming with flat, soft-bodied creatures that fed on microbes and algae and could grow as big as bathmats. Today, researchers at the University of California, Riverside are studying their fossils to...

05/18/2017

Astrobiology

We present ALMA mosaic observations at 1.3 mm (223 GHz) of the Fomalhaut system with a sensitivity of 14 μJy/beam. These observations provide the first millimeter map of the continuum dust emission from the complete outer debris disk with uniform...

05/18/2017

Astrobiology

The nature of aerosols in hot exoplanet atmospheres is one of the primary vexing questions facing the exoplanet field....

05/18/2017

SETI@home: News

Berkeley SETI's Steve Croft is joining other SETI and exoplanet researchers on Deep Astronomy right now (4 pm PDT, 2300 UTC). If you join live you can ask questions of these scientists.

05/18/2017