Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

NASA Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates In Habitable Zone, Six Planet System — NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Sark Becomes World’s First Dark Sky Island (A Good Place for Looking Up…) The Channel Island of Sark has been recognized for the quality of its night sky by the International Dark-sky Association (IDA), which …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

NASA’s Stardust-NExT spacecraft is nearing a celestial date with comet Tempel 1 on Feb. 14. The mission will allow scientists for the first time to look for changes on a comet’s surface that occurred following …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

New Telescope Explores Solar System “Outback” In the outer reaches of our solar system lies a mysterious region far more remote and difficult to explore than the Australian outback. It remains the only part of …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

NASA Telescope Catches Thunderstorms Hurling Antimatter into Space – Scientists using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected beams of antimatter produced above thunderstorms on Earth, a phenomenon never seen before. Scientists think the antimatter …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Closeups of Saturn’s Moon Rhea Show Unprecedented Detail – Newly released by NASA, images of Saturn’s second largest moon Rhea obtained by the Cassini spacecraft show dramatic views of fractures cutting through craters on the …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Building Blocks of Life Created in “Impossible” Place NASA-funded scientists have discovered amino acids, a fundamental building block of life, in a meteorite where none were expected. “This meteorite formed when two asteroids collided,” said …[READ MORE]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Discovery of Arsenic-Based Life on Earth Could Widen Search for Extraterrestrials Astrobiology research announced by NASA Dec. 2 may change our fundamental concept of what constitutes all known life on Earth—and is causing astronomers to …[READ MORE]