Mars rovers view of the Gale crater Play

Mars rovers view of the Gale crater

Curiosity Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada gives a descriptive tour of the Mars rovers view in Gale Crater. The white-balanced scene looks back over the journey so far. The view from Vera Rubin Ridge looks back over buttes, dunes and other features along the route. Jan 31, 2018
What is ExTra? New next-gen telescopes that will look for potentially habitable Earth-sized alien worlds Play

What is ExTra? New next-gen telescopes that will look for potentially habitable Earth-sized alien worlds

Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres – ExTra is the ESOs newest baby and consists of three next-gen telescopes, specially designed to look for Earth-sized alien worlds orbiting red dwarf stars. The telescopes will be focusing on searching for M dwarf planets, which are small bright stars commonly found in the Milky Way galaxy. These stars are considered to be the most likely candidates to host Earth-sized planets, which in turn could likely be potentially habitable. Jan 26, 2018
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