Archive: 16/01/2012

India has Red Planet Fever

Mars fever has gripped India. In a recent report from the Planetary Science and Exploration conference that was held in December 2011, scientists from the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) are making preliminary plans ...

dateJan 16, 2012 in Space Exploration
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'Proplyd-like' objects discovered in Cygnus OB2

The well known Orion Nebula is perhaps the most well known star forming regions in the sky. The four massive stars known as the trapezium illuminate the massive cloud of gas and dust busily forming into new stars providing ...

dateJan 16, 2012 in Astronomy
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Goldilocks moons

The search for extraterrestrial life outside our Solar System is currently focused on extrasolar planets within the ‘habitable zones’ of exoplanetary systems around stars similar to the Sun. Finding Earth-like planets ...

dateJan 16, 2012 in Astronomy
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