Dreaming of planetary systems around other stars? Find out more at Prof. Dressing’s #AAS240 plenary lecture on Wednesday, 15th June!
How did the Earth keep from freezing over under a faint young Sun 4 billion years ago, and what could it have to do with potatoes and the Moon?!
You’ve heard of super-Earths and sub-Neptunes… but what about a super-Mercury?
From radar mystery to volcanic history: dating Venus’ lava flows with temperature-sensitive minerals
When and where were the most recent volcanic eruptions on Venus? Ferroelectric minerals on the planet’s highest peaks might offer new clues…
The rocks explored by the Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater are sure signs of the past presence of water on the red planet, but how did they form? The prevailing view has been a long-lasting lake environment, potentially suitable for life, but today’s paper offers a much more dramatic explanation.