Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter, is the biggest moon in the solar system. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

Mysterious Ice Corridor on Titan Puzzles Scientists

Researchers recently discovered a 3900-mile-long ice “corridor” on Saturn’s largest moon Titan. The geological formation length is roughly 40 percent of Titan’s circumference. The structure was identified by scientists using data recorded by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.

The planet has lost much of its former amounts of water and even today, hydrogen continues to escape into space.  (Image: via   pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

New Water Cycle on Mars Discovered

Approximately every two Earth years, when it is summer on the southern hemisphere of Mars, a window opens: Only there and only in this season can water vapor efficiently rise from the lower into the upper atmosphere. There, winds carry…

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Mysterious Ice Corridor on Titan Puzzles Scientists

Researchers recently discovered a 3900-mile-long ice “corridor” on Saturn’s largest moon Titan. The geological formation length is roughly 40 percent of Titan’s circumference. The structure was identified by scientists using…

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New Water Cycle on Mars Discovered

Approximately every two Earth years, when it is summer on the southern hemisphere of Mars, a window opens: Only there and only in this season can water vapor efficiently rise…

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The Space Rock That Hit the Moon at 61,000 Km/h

Observers watching January’s total eclipse of the Moon saw a rare event, a short-lived flash as a meteorite hit the lunar surface. Spanish astronomers now think the space rock collided…

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Ancient Indian Sage Predicted Water on Mars

It has only been within the past few centuries that Western scientists started proposing that Mars might contain water. In 1784, German astronomer William Herschel even put forward the idea…

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Unusual Galaxies Defy Dark Matter Theory

After drawing both praise and skepticism, the team of astronomers who discovered NGC 1052-DF2 — the very first known galaxy to contain little to no dark matter — are back…