Category Archives: Solar System

Water Discovered on Dwarf Planet Ceres.

January 30, 2014 – Dwarf Planet Ceres, Artist’s Impression: Scientists using the Herschel space observatory have made the first definitive detection of water vapor on the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt, Ceres. Plumes of water vapor are … Continue reading

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Venus, a Planetary Portrait of Inner Beauty.

October 22, 2013 – Venus, a Planetary Portrait of Inner Beauty: Pictured above, NASA artist concept of lightning on Venus. A Venus transit across the face of the sun is a relatively rare event — occurring in pairs with more … Continue reading

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