Unistellar’s eVscope Offers a Rare Glimpse of Pluto
SETI Institute senior research scientist Franck Marchis was joined by Mat Kaplan, host of the Planetary Society’s Planetary Radio, on a stargazing trip to observe Pluto’s occultation.
Planetary Protection: the Moon and Beyond
How “clean” is the moon? Although early manned missions to the moon took strict measures to prevent backwards contamination (the introduction of harmful extraterrestrial organisms to Earth), our moon proved to be lifeless.
Liquid Water on Mars? New Evidence of Underground Lake
Exciting data has been reported in the journal Science, revealing that radar scans of Mars indicate the presence of liquid salt water a mile beneath the surface of the red planet’s southern pole.
Girls Take Charge, Reach for the Stars: New Badges Announced by Girl Scouts of the USA
The Girl Scouts of the USA has long been committed to encouraging leadership and excellence in girls, and now has announced 30 new badges to help girls develop skills in fields s
SETI Scientist Peter Jenniskens Helps Locate Meteorite in Rare Find
On June 2, 2018, the University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey detected a small asteroid, too small to pose a threat to Earth as it was expected to disintegrate in the atmosphere.
Girls Reach for the Stars with SETI Institute and NASA Program
Two young women in Pomeroy, Washington are enjoying a unique opportunity to pursue their astronomical aspirations with the Girl Scouts of America, according to a local news source.
New Horizons Awake and Approaching Ultima Thule
Recently revived after a five-month scheduled hibernation, NASA’s New Horizons is preparing for its encounter with the farthest world explored yet by humankind.