STRONGEST EVIDENCE YET OF AN EXOMOON

SCIENTISTS HAVE IDENTIFIED THOUSANDS OF EXOPLANETS ORBITING OTHER STARS. But spying moons orbiting those planets has been a struggle. On October 1, 2018,…

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Dust grains reveal asteroid Itokawa’s age

On June 13, 2010, Japan’s asteroid-visiting Hayabusa spacecraft earned its name (“peregrine falcon”) by divebombing through Earth’s atmosphere at 7.5 miles (12.2 kilometers)…

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WINTER OWL WATCH!

WITH their round heads and flat faces, forward-facing eyes and a short, hooked bill, it’s easy to spot an owl. Those special features…

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