Centre national de la recherche scientifique

May 13, 2017

Mars May Have Been Born in the Asteroid Belt

Research suggests that gravitational interactions forced Mars out of the asteroid belt and toward the sun about 120 million years after the birth of the solar […]
May 6, 2017

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Have No Large Moons, Study Argues

The conditions for habitable exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system might depend on the presence of large moons — and Earth reveals clues to why. While we […]
January 26, 2017

Tiny Spacecraft Sees Water at Rosetta's Comet While Stranded in Earth Orbit

The Japanese PROCYON spacecraft may have gotten stuck in Earth orbit after launch, but it’s been able to do some impressive observations of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from afar. […]
January 26, 2017

Tiny Spacecraft Sees Water at Rosetta’s Comet While Stranded in Earth Orbit

The Japanese PROCYON spacecraft may have gotten stuck in Earth orbit after launch, but it’s been able to do some impressive observations of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from afar. […]