Venus and the Pleiades over Australia, Aug 2017 by Yuri Beletsky – Orion at top, Betelgeuse at foot
The Sound of Mars
“Just like Earth, there is different weather in different areas on Mars,” Wiens said. “Using all of our instruments and tools, especially the microphone, helps us get a concrete sense of what it would be like to be on Mars.”
“I received an article sent to me by my wife following my rather dismissive “oh get on with you, you have made that up” over the breakfast table.”
“From an early stage in planning space exploration, the benefits for astronomy were obvious. “
This classic photograph of the Earth was taken on Dec. 7, 1972, by the crew of the final Apollo mission, Apollo 17, as they travelled toward the moon on their lunar landing mission
Rise in Plastic Nurdle Pollution Recorded in 2022
1,365 people took part including groups from 63 organisations.
‘Capturing Ecology’ – Stunning Images From The British Ecological Society Photography Competition
The glowing golden eyes of a Helena’s Treefrog pierce the darkness as this frog perches on a mossy tree in the Peruvian jungle of Tambopata. Image credit: Roberto Garcia Roa and British Ecological Society
Waverider, Part 2 – Flight in Nonterrestrial Atmospheres,
or, The Hang-Glider’s Guide to the Galaxy. VESSEL, designed by Duncan Lunan for Lance McLane by Sydney Jordan, Daily Record 1982-83
The Sky Above You – December 2022
The planet Mercury will reappear in the evening sky with Venus in December, at greatest elongation from the Sun on December 21st, coinciding with the winter solstice.
Scraping The Depths Of Antarctica Reveals New Seaweed
“Finding Palmaria decipiens at 100m depth is important for furthering our knowledge of Antarctica, a continent that is so important to understand for addressing the environmental challenges the world faces today.” Professor Frithjof Kuepper