Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun, at a whopping 30 Astronomical Units (where 1AU = distance between earth and sun). Its distance and low albedo (how much light it reflects) mean that it’s not visible to the naked eye- so its discovery was somewhat more complex than the other planets, most of which have been known for millennia to people using the night sky to navigate and tell stories. 1.417 altre parole
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NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT). 6 altre parole
This is making my Saturday. Our solar system is so amazing. Cassini did a fantastic job for humanity. I am grateful.
Saturn mediates alanine and histidine in our evolving bodies; Blue Night (today) and Yellow Warrior. 9 altre parole
In a blockbuster, NASA announced on Friday the selection of SpaceX and the Starship lunar lander concept (“Moonship”?) as the sole human lunar landing system of the Artemis program. 395 altre parole