More to explore: Voyager 1 Leaves the Solar System—for Real This Time (Scientific American) Voyager Has Entered The Interstellar Medium (Scientific American Blog Network) Space Farming: The Final Frontier (Modern Farmer) The inside of our Milky Way in 3D (Max Planck Institute) Moon Mission to Suck Up Lunar Dust (Nature News) (Scientific American is part [...]..
The discovery marks the first time gears have been observed in an animal—which in this case helps the juvenile form of the insect Issus Coleoptratus to jump in a stable way.
More to explore: Earth life ‘may have come from Mars’ (BBC News) Maybe Mars Seeded Earth’s Life, Maybe It Didn’t (Scientific American Blog Network) China Plans Its First Unmanned Moon Landing This Year (New York Times) China to launch lunar probe for landing mission (Xinhua) NASA Data Reveals Mega-Canyon under Greenland Ice Sheet (NASA) Space [...]..
Astrophysicist Lucianne Walkowicz answers questions submitted to our YouTube Space Lab Channel
More to explore: Curiosity Catches Sight of Mars’ Moon Passing the Other (PsiVid) Latest SpaceX Rocket Test Successfully Goes Sideways (New York Times) Public Naming of Planets and Planetary Satellites: Reaching Out for Worldwide Recognitionwith the Help of the IAU [Pdf] (IAU) Around the World in Four Days: NASA Tracks Chelyabinsk Meteor Plume (NASA) Russian [...]..
More to explore: Is There Life on Venus? (Scitable) Venus May Have Had Continents and Oceans (Nature News) (Scientific American is part of the Nature Publishing Group) Was Venus Alive?
Theoretical cosmologist Sean Carroll answers questions submitted to our YouTube Space Lab Channel
Links for the top five stories: The Other Blue Planet Neptune’s New Moon Sizing Up Neutron Stars Meteorite Reveals History of Mars’ Crust Black Hole Devours Cosmic Cloud
Links for the top five stories:The Other Blue Planet Neptune's New Moon Sizing Up Neutron Stars Meteorite Reveals History of Mars' Crust Black Hole Devours Cosmic Cloud
More to Explore:Life on MarsUltra-High-Energy Cosmic RaysType 1a SupernovaeDark MatterThe Fate of the Universe
Theoretical physicist and New York University professor Matthew Kleban answers viewer questions submitted to our YouTube Space Lab Channel
Links for the top five stories:Mars' Gigapixel Close Up Carving Out a Ride in Martian SoilIRIS Focuses In on Sun's ChromosphereBlack Hole Sends Cool BreezeA Map of the Local Universe...
Links for the top five stories:Lumpy Lunar Gravity Curiosity's Next JourneyTracking Space WarpsSmallest Galaxy Ever FoundHypervelocity Stars
If the Universe Is Expanding, Why Are the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies on a Collision Course? [Video]
Caleb Scharf, director of astrobiology at Columbia University, answers questions submitted to our YouTube Spacelab Channel
Links for the top five stories:Printing Pizza for Astronauts Magnetar Glitch Opportunity Breaks a Record Kepler's Flywheel Woes A Galactic Collision
Links for the top 5 stories:Why Barns Are RedLight Pollution Gets CrowdedAn X-Classy 'Af-flare'Moon and Earth Share Common Water SourceAncient Underground OasisSpace Oddity...
Links for the top 5 stories:Virgin Galactic Powers UpOne-Way Ticket to MarsMost Famous Canadian YouTuber (in Space)Saturn HurricaneAntarctica's Supernova Sand
The Countdown, Episode 20 - Star Factory, Five New Exoplanets, Saturn Ring Rain, Planet-Naming Controversy, Missing Mars Lander Found
5) Star FactoryAbout 880 million years after the Big Bang, a huge galaxy was building new stars at an incredible pace. An international team of astronomers discovered the galaxy HFLS3 with help from 12 observatories all over the world.HFLS3 is a starburst galaxy, which means it turns gas into stars at an extremely high rate...
The Countdown, Episode 19 - Voyager Hokey Pokey, Mini-Supernovae, Mercury Meteorite?, Planck's Map, Birth of Massive Stars
5) Voyager Hokey PokeyWhat is going on with Voyager 1? Two weeks ago, the American Geophysical Union, or AGU, announced the space probe had finally left our solar system, which is incredibly exciting...
New York University research scientist Gabe Perez-Giz answers viewer questions submitted to our YouTube Spacelab Channel