Ayer, la NASA anunció el descubrimiento de un sistema estelar con siete planetas rocosos, parecidos a la Tierra. Es una de las noticias más importantes de los últimos meses. En Astrobitácora, repasamos todo lo que necesitas saber y el significado de este descubrimiento. #astronomia #ciencia
Curiosity’s Mars Landing - INFOGRAPHIC After travelling in space for more than eight months since its launch in November 2011, the Mars Science Laboratory will finally land its rover on the red planet on Monday to begin two years of unprecedented scientific work and search for any evidence of life.
P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 in Jupiter | When the comet was observed, its train of 21 icy fragments stretched across 1.1 million km of space, or 3 times the distance between Earth and the Moon. This required 6 WFPC exposures spaced along the comet train to include all the nuclei. The image was taken in red light. The comet was approximately 660 million km from Earth when the picture was taken, on a mid4uly collision course with the gas giant planet Jupiter.