Nanowerk Space Exploration News 20 Mar 2017, 04:38 UTC Ever since first mentioned by Jon Michell in a letter to the Royal Society in 1783, black holes have captured the imagination of scientists, writers, filmmakers and other artists. Perhaps part of the allure is that these enigmatic objects have never actually been “seen”. But this could now be about to change as an international team of astronomers is connecting a number of telescopes on Earth in the hope of making the first ever image of a black hole.
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SpaceFlight Insider 17 Mar 2017, 08:18 UTC Just like Sherlock Holmes solved complicated criminal cases, a scientific instrument named SHERLOC is being prepared to investigate one of the most fundamental mysteries of the Red Planet. The tool will be one of the most important instruments of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, which is slated to study the possibility of past life on Mars.
The TeCake 17 Mar 2017, 06:45 UTC NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured 3D view of Saturn’s moon Pan using red-blue glasses. The US space agency has shared the images on its official website giving a new insight into the structure of the potato-shaped moon. The remarkable view shared by NASA shows both northern at left as well as southern hemispheres of Pan at the right. Apparently, scientists have rotated the view to maximise the stereo effect.