News tagged with planetary materials

Atomic Particles Help Solve Planetary Puzzle

( -- A University of Arkansas professor and his colleagues have shown that the Earth's mantle contains the same isotopic signatures from magnesium as meteorites do, suggesting that the planet formed from meteoritic ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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A ghostly trio from Spitzer Space Telescope

( —In the spirit of Halloween, scientists are releasing a trio of stellar ghosts caught in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. All three spooky structures, called planetary nebulas, are in fact material ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Astronomy
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