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Mars Rovers Will Need to Dig Deeper If They Want to Find Evidence of Life — Universe Today

The search for life—even ancient life—on Mars is trickier than we thought. In a recent study published in the journal Astrobiology, researchers have determined that NASA’s Mars Perseverance (Percy) Rover will have to dig two meters (6.6 feet) beneath the Martian surface in order to find traces of ancient life. 814 more words

Mars Rovers Will Need to Dig Deeper If They Want to Find Evidence of Life — Universe Today

The Solar System is Stable for at Least the Next 100,000 Years — Universe Today

It’s nice to have a feel-good story every once in a while, so here’s one to hold off the existential dread: the Earth isn’t likely to get flung off into deep space for at least 100,000 years. 630 more words

The Solar System is Stable for at Least the Next 100,000 Years — Universe Today

The Moon’s Ancient Volcanoes Could Have Created Ice Sheets Dozens of Meters Thick — Universe Today

Everyone loves looking at the Moon, especially through a telescope. To see those dark and light patches scattered across its surface brings about a sense of awe and wonder to anyone who looks up at the night sky. 867 more words

The Moon’s Ancient Volcanoes Could Have Created Ice Sheets Dozens of Meters Thick — Universe Today

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months — Universe Today

The InSight Mars lander will cease science operations sometime in the next few months due to a decreasing power supply, mission managers said at a news conference on May 17. 654 more words

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months — Universe Today

Did a 5th Giant Planet Mess up the Orbits of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune? — Universe Today

The solar system’s current planetary orbits seem stable, but that’s only because the planets have settled into them over billions of years.  The early solar system was a much different place than that seen today, and for almost 20 years, scientists thought they had a good handle on how it got that way.  727 more…

Did a 5th Giant Planet Mess up the Orbits of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune? — Universe Today

A Recently Discovered Double Binary System is Unstable. Stars Could Collide, Leading to a Supernova — Universe Today

Multiple star systems are very common in the Milky Way. While most of these systems are binary systems consisting of two stars, others contain three, four, or even six stars. 563 more words

A Recently Discovered Double Binary System is Unstable. Stars Could Collide, Leading to a Supernova — Universe Today

Our Complete Guide to This Weekend’s Total Lunar Eclipse — Universe Today

Don’t miss one of the top astronomical events for 2022: Sunday night’s total lunar eclipse. The first eclipse season of 2022 reaches its climax this coming weekend, with a fine total lunar eclipse transpiring on Sunday night into Monday morning. 1,724 more words

Our Complete Guide to This Weekend’s Total Lunar Eclipse — Universe Today