China’s carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons

About six gigatons — approximately 12 times the mass of all living people — of carbon seems produced over land every year, according to information from the Chinese Global... Read more »

New research suggests explosive volcanic activity on Venus

ITHACA, N.Y. – Traces of the gas phosphine indicate volcanic activity on Venus, according to new research from Cornell University. Last fall, researchers exposed that phosphine was discovered in... Read more »

Technique inspired by lace making could someday weave structures in space

Lauren Dreier was paging through a 19th century book by the German designer Gottfried Semper when she found some appealing patterns inspired by lace. An expert artist and designer... Read more »

Marine animals inspire new approaches to structural topology optimization

IMAGE: Glaucio Paulino and Emily Sanders, Georgia Institute of Technology scientists, are co-authors on the paper. view more  Credit: Candler Hobbs, Georgia Tech A mollusk and shrimp are 2 not... Read more »

New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind

Engineers and researchers collected around a screen in an operations space at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., excited to lay their eyes on the very first information... Read more »

Three NASA missions return first-light data

IMAGE: These are the very first images from WISPR, brief for the Wide- field Imager for Parker SolarProbe Researchers studied the images to figure out the instrument was pointed... Read more »

Ceres takes life an ice volcano at a time

Every year throughout its 4.5-billion-year life, ice volcanoes on the dwarf world Ceres create adequate product typically to fill a theater, inning accordance with a brand-new research study led... Read more »

Ph.D. student develops spinning heat shield for future spacecraft

IMAGE: This is Rui Wu on place screening his heatshield view more  Credit: Rui Wu, The University of Manchester A University of Manchester Ph D student has actually established... Read more »

Satellite system offers sunnier outlook for world weather forecasts

IMAGE: ProfessorMark Parsons of the University of Edinburgh (l) and William Hosack of Orbital Micro Systems mark the production of the International Center for EarthData view more  Credit: Stewart... Read more »

IAU General Assembly 2018 hosts public astronomy events in Vienna

The2018 General Assembly will happen from 20-31August 2018 at the Austria Center Vienna in the main European city of Vienna,Austria This conference, which happens every 3 years, will invite... Read more »