I say tomato, you say Mars tomato

Scientists of Wageningen University & Research have just brought life on Mars one step closer. […]

credit: MarsOne

To the stars? Go spelunking!

We usually send them 400 km up, but next week ESA will be sending six […]


Lisa is doing well

After over three months of outstanding scientific experiments, the first operations phase of the LISA […]

Credit: ESA/C. Carreau

Spots on Neptune spotted

New images obtained on May 16, 2016, by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence […]

Credits: NASA, ESA, and M.H. Wong and J. Tollefson (UC Berkeley)

Popping into existence

The red blotch-like celestial objects at the centers of these 7 panels are 7 galaxies […]


Electric Wind Stripper

Oh, and you can bake pizzas on Venus without oven (not to mention lead without […]

Credits: NASA/Goddard/Conceptual Image Lab, Brian Monroe

Akatsuki showcase of Venus

I know the page is in Japanese, but these pictures of Venus taken by Akatsuki […]

credit: ISAS/JAXA

Instrument: IR2 camera (2.26-um wavelength filter)
Exposure: 6 sec
Acquisition time: 25 March 2016, 07:32 UT

Interactive Galactic Sounds

In late 2015, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and the Department of Astronomy of […]

Credit: ESO/ALMA

Breathing at a distance

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) detected a clear signal from oxygen in […]

Credit: NAOJ