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Comb the Edges of the Solar System with the Catalina Outer Solar System Survey

Trans-Neptunian Objects (TNOs) are primordial solar-system worlds orbiting out beyond Neptune. The most famous TNO is the dwarf planet Pluto! Today we are launching a new citizen science project called Catalina Outer Solar System Survey where you’ll have the chance of a lifetime---the chance to find a new TNO. The Catalina Sky Survey has been collecting images of the night sky for over...


MONDAY 10. AUGUST 2020


Laser Beams Reflected Between Earth and Moon Boost Science

Portal origin URL: Laser Beams Reflected Between Earth and Moon Boost SciencePortal origin nid: 463451Published: Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After launching laser beams for years to NASA's Moon orbiter, scientists receive signal back for the first time.Portal image: Artist depiction of NASA's Lunar...

Mystery Solved: Bright Areas on Ceres Come From Salty Water Below

Portal origin URL: Mystery Solved: Bright Areas on Ceres Come From Salty Water Below Portal origin nid: 463463Published: Monday, August 10, 2020 - 09:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Mystery Solved: Bright Areas on Ceres Come From Salty Water BelowPortal image: Images of Occator Crater were pieced together to create this animated...


FRIDAY 7. AUGUST 2020


NASA Sounding Rocket Finds Helium Structures in Sun’s Atmosphere

Portal origin URL: NASA Sounding Rocket Finds Helium Structures in Sun’s AtmospherePortal origin nid: 463429Published: Friday, August 7, 2020 - 12:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe after hydrogen. But scientists aren’t sure just how much there actually is in the Sun’s atmosphere....