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Discovery of “lost” early satellite data to aid understanding of the Earth’s climate

Serendipity, expertise, foresight and the equivalent of an Earth observation data archaeological dig have led to recovery of almost-40-year-old satellite imagery - thought lost forever
Space & Planetary

Researchers find most volcanic activity on Mercury stopped about 3.5 billion years ago

New research from North Carolina State University finds that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago. These
Space & Planetary

Cataclysm at Meteor Crater: Crystal sheds light on Earth, moon, Mars

In molten sandstone extracted by prospectors a century ago, an international team of scientists has discovered microscopic crystals telling of unimaginable pressures and temperatures when
Physics Space & Planetary

Dutch researchers prove existence of gravitational vortex

An international team of researchers, which includes 4 astronomers from the University of Amsterdam, has proven the existence of a gravitational vortex surrounding a black