Image Caption: Images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken on July 14, 2014, by the OSIRIS imaging system aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft have allowed scientists to create this three-dimensional shape model of the nucleus. Red Orbit, 1 month ago
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The structure of the manganese cluster as it is found in nature and prior to O-O bond formation. In the background, the water-splitting cycle with the intermediate states S0 to S4. Credit: MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion (Phys.org) —Society's ...PhysOrg.com, 1 week ago
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Stuart Wolpert, University of California Los Angeles Earth and Mercury are both rocky planets with iron cores, but Mercury's interior ...Red Orbit, 1 month ago Mercury's magnetic field tells scientists how its interior is different from Earth's UCLA News, 1 month ago Mercury's bizzare magnetic field tells scientists how its interior is different from Earth's Science Daily, 1 month ago
A new analysis of data from the ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has revealed that comet 2012/S1 (ISON) stopped producing dust and gas shortly before it raced past the Sun and disintegrated. When comet ISON was ...Space Daily, 1 month ago
On November 28th of last year, thousands of people worldwide watched Comet ISON's fiery ride past the Sun. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) have now reconstructed the comet's activity during its final hours.SpaceRef, 1 month ago Comet ISON fell apart earlier than realized Science News Online, 1 month ago Comet ISON was destroyed in one final violent outburst SEN, 1 month ago
The Numisia crater just south of Vesta's equator has a diameter of 30 kilometers. Images obtained by the camera system on board NASA's spacecraft Dawn with the clear filter (left) show dark material in the crater walls and in the material ejected ...PhysOrg.com, 1 month ago
(Nanowerk News) Technically feasible to fly to, as level as possible, not too much shade, not too much sun - and scientifically interesting: these are the conditions which an area on the surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet must fulfil in ...Nanowerk, 4 days ago
Society's energy supply problems could be solved in the future using a model adopted from nature. During photosynthesis, plants, algae and some species of bacteria produce sugars and other energy-rich substances (i.e. fuels) using solar energy. A ...Laboratory Equipment, 1 week ago
The comet being followed by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft has a mass of roughly 10 billion tonnes. The number has been calculated by monitoring the gravitational tug the 4km-wide "ice mountain" exerts on the probe. Ten billion tonnes sounds a lot, ...BBC, 1 week ago Rosetta probe poised to touch and taste a comet New Scientist, 2 weeks ago Europe's Rosetta Spacecraft Makes Historic Arrival at Comet Space.com, 3 weeks ago Rosetta's incredible images of comet from just 620 miles away Capital Bay, 4 weeks ago
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(Nanowerk News) Superlatives are the trademark of the planet Jupiter. The magnetic field at the top edge of the cloud surrounding the largest member of the solar system is around ten times stronger than Earth's, and is by far the largest ...Nanowerk, 1 week ago
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