Jun 27 - NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service
Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch
Distinguished Professor Emeritus. Read more ›
Scientists say they have found evidence of dunes of frozen methane on Pluto.
Juno is soaking up as much data as it can about the planet’s gravity, magnetic fields, deep atmosphere and core. [Forbes/Science]
Image courtesy of JPL-Caltech/NASA, Univ. of Arizona, Univ. of Idaho
In this artistic rendering, an Earth-like exomoon orbits a gas giant planet in a star's habitable zone in a galaxy far away. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Prof. Jonathan Lunine discusses recent discoveries on Mars in this CNN Online story. (Photo: JPL-NASA)
Fact #2: Density of Saturn
Saturn is the only planet in the solar system that would float on water.
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