The Red Planet, the Barred Spiral, and the... →
The Red Planet, the Barred Spiral, and the Supernova I got a note from amateur astronomer Bill Longo recently. On March 19, he went out in the early evening to try to get a picture of a satellite that happened to be passing near Mars in the sky. He took the image below. The satellite isn’t in this shot, but he did get more than he bargained for: he saw Mars, the galaxy M95, and the new...
Scientists Produce First Complete Geologic Map of... →
Top 100 Scientists on Twitter →
darylelockhart: discoverynews: DiscoveryNews’ Ian O’Neill (@astroengine) makes a strong appearance here at number 2! The new cool is: making this list. Now ya know.
Russia Plans Moon Base, Mars Network by 2030 →
talkingmonkeysinspace: Russia plans to send probes to Jupiter and Venus, land a network of unmanned stations on Mars and ferry Russian cosmonauts to the surface of the Moon — all by 2030. That’s according to a leaked document from the country’s space agency. The cosmically ambitious plans were submitted to…