Looking Up by Bob Eklund

A Cold Super-Earth in Our Neighborhood

An international group of astronomers, involving the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg, has succeeded in detecting a planet around Barnard’s star, which is only six light-years away. The planet has just over

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

MASCOT Lands Safely on Asteroid Ryugu

The near-Earth asteroid Ryugu, located approximately 120 million miles from Earth, has a new inhabitant: On 3 October 2018, the Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT) landed on the asteroid and began to work. The lander