NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 17 Mar 2010, 19:03 UTC Tendrils of the coldest stuff in our galaxy can be seen in a new, large image from Planck, a mission surveying the whole sky to learn more about the birth of our universe.
ESO Top News 17 Mar 2010, 18:00 UTC Combining observations from the CoRoT satellite and the ESO HARPS instrument, astronomers have discovered the first “normal” exoplanet that can be studied in great detail. Designated Corot-9b, the planet regularly passes in front of a star similar to the Sun located 1500 light-years away from Earth towards the constellation of Serpens (the Snake).
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope 17 Mar 2010, 18:00 UTC Astronomers have come across what appear to be two of the earliest and most primitive supermassive black holes known.
ESO Top News 16 Mar 2010, 21:00 UTC New ground-breaking thermal images obtained with ESO’s Very Large Telescope and other powerful ground-based telescopes show swirls of warmer air and cooler regions never seen before within Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, enabling scientists to make the first detailed interior weather map of the giant storm system linking its temperature, winds, pressure and composition with its colour.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory News and Features 16 Mar 2010, 19:03 UTC A new infrared image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, shows a cosmic rosebud blossoming with new stars.
ESA Top News 15 Mar 2010, 09:00 UTC Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on 7 March 2010, are released today. The images show Mars’ rocky moon in exquisite detail, with a resolution of just 4.4 metres per pixel. They show the proposed landing sites for the forthcoming Phobos-Grunt mission.
Science and Technology Facilities Council News and Press Releases 12 Mar 2010, 12:18 UTC Some of the UK's leaders in space technology gathered this week to demonstrate how cutting edge technologies originally developed for space activities are successfully transferred to terrestrial applications, having a wide range of benefits for both society and industry
ESA Top News 12 Mar 2010, 11:00 UTC ESA PR 2010-05 A crew of six, including two Europeans, will soon begin a simulated mission to Mars in a mockup that includes an interplanetary spaceship, a Mars lander and a martian landscape. The Mars500 experiment, as long as a real journey to Mars, will be second to none as the ultimate test of human endurance.