Recent images from NASAâs MESSENGER spacecraft reveal small fault scarps on Mercuryâs surface. These cliff-like landforms are small enough that planetary scientists believe they must be geologically young, which means the planet is still contrac
Even though Kepler’s primary mission ended three years ago, the data it collected just revealed a mother lode: newly confirmed planets. The post Kepler’s Newly Confirmed Planets appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The agency's Terra satellite spotted the O-shaped cloud formation on Sept. as it floated over the Pacific Ocean to the southwest from the Hawaiian Islands. NASA's Earth Observatory released the image on Sept.