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Saturn’s Ring Moons Collect Ring Dust
April 1, 2019
How long have these little moons been gathering ring dust on their equators? Scientists continue rummaging through more than 635 gigabytes of data collected by the Cassini spacecraft during its 13-year mission at Saturn. Recently, they processed detailed images of the innermost “ring moons” of Saturn, some of them which orbit within gaps inside the […]
Counting Craters: Bad Assumptions Undermine Reliability
January 29, 2019
A new chronology of Earth/moon history reaches conclusions that are so assumption-ridden as to be worthless.
Initial Views of Ultima Thule from New Horizons Show Young Object
January 2, 2019
Ultima Thule, the farthest object ever visited up close by a spacecraft, looks like a snowman.
Exoplanets Are Young, Too
December 22, 2018
Observations cause a major upset in planet formation theory, and the time needed for evolution. Two days ago, we reported the evidence for youth in Saturn’s rings and moons (19 Dec 2018). A new report from Science Magazine extends this youth out to the planets around other stars. Daniel Clery, in his article “Hints of […]
Surprising Water Found on Inner Solar System Objects
December 13, 2018
Recently-visited objects in the inner solar system show evidence of water ice or volatile materials.
Earth’s Magnetic Field Decaying at an Alarming Rate
December 11, 2018
The biosphere depends on earth's magnetic field, but it has been decaying rapidly for 1500 years.