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July 28, 2016

Jupiter's great red spot is mysteriously hot

AND MAY BE GENERATING HEAT IN THE PLANET’S ATMOSPHERE Jupiter’s most distinctive feature is so hot right now. In a paper published in Nature today, researchers have found that the […]
May 10, 2015

Mars astronauts risk brain damage from cosmic rays

It may not be space debris, errant asteroids, supply shortages, thruster malfunctions or even the malevolent aliens envisioned in so many Hollywood films that thwart astronauts […]
May 7, 2015

Nasa Mars Radiation Challenge

NASA is dead-set on getting to Mars, but they need your help. One of the biggest hurdles standing in the way right now is radiation. Alone, […]
August 26, 2014

Southern Lights filmed from International Space Station

The European Space Agency has released time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, known as the “southern lights”, that was filmed from the International Space Station. The […]