Category Archives: The Solar System

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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Space Images: Slideshow – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 9, 2013 – NASA Releases New Slideshow of Stunning Space Images:  Click the link below to start the show. The Master of Disaster Space Images: Slideshow – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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The “Rains” of Saturn.

April 11, 2013 – The “Rains” of Saturn: A new study tracks the “rain” of charged water particles into the atmosphere of Saturn and finds there is more of it and it falls across larger areas of the planet than … Continue reading

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Asteroid Belt Helps Prevent Mass Extinctions and Promote Life on Earth.

November 2, 2012 – Asteroid Belt Helps Prevent Mass Extinctions and Promote Life on Earth: Solar systems with life-bearing planets may be rare if they are dependent on the presence of asteroid belts of just the right mass. Pictured above, … Continue reading

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NASA to Hold News Conference About Nustar Launch – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 25, 2012 – NASA to Launch Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR):  NuSTAR will observe some of the hottest, densest and most energetic objects in the universe, including black holes, their high-speed particle jets, ultra-dense neutron stars, supernova remnants and … Continue reading

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First Earth Sized Planet Discovered Outside our Solar System.

December 21, 2012 – First Earth Sized Planet Discovered Outside our Solar System: NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system. The planets, called Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f, are too close to … Continue reading

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