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A distant gas giant with one of the clearest atmospheres ever detected could let us see the interior of these huge planets, which are usually masked by clouds
We used to think our sun was too small to produce a planetary nebula when it dies, but new models show it will indeed go out in a massive cloud of bright, hot gas
When the Juno spacecraft recently flew over the poles of Jupiter, researchers were astonished. This 5-minute video from NASA explores the latest discoveries.
Listen to the sound of our galaxy rotating. The variation of musical pitches portrays the motion of gas as it orbits around the center of our galaxy.
Under a blanket of fog, NASA’s InSight lander and a pair of cubesats roared into space and set out on a mission to explore deep beneath the surface of Mars
The Insight Mars lander is due to set down on Mars’ surface in November, 2018.
Stephen Hawking’s final theory, which was recently published, offers an new take on the Big Bang Theory that could revolutionize the way we think of the Universe
The post Here’s Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory About the Big Bang appeared first on Universe Today.
In collaboration with the Department of Energy, NASA recently conducted a successful demonstration of a new fission system that could enable long-duration missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyons
The post NASA Has Tested a New Fission Space Reactor that Could be Used in Future Missions appeared first on Universe Today.