The Sun releases a constant stream of particles and magnetic fields called the solar wind. This solar wind slams worlds across the solar system with particles and radiation which can stream all the way to planetary surfaces unless thwarted by an atmosphere, magnetic field, or both. Comet As the comet gets closer to the Sun, […]
Hyderabad: Driven by their curiosity in astronomy, two young brothers from the city have discovered two main-belt asteroids. Morapaka Abhiram and Morapaka Vishwaksena studying in 7th and 4th grades respectively at Ravindra Bharathi School in Nizampet here have discovered these two main-belt asteroids which were named as 2021 GB34 and 2021 GG166. According to the […]
In reviewing these images, the OSIRIS-REx team noticed both that the head appeared to be full of asteroid particles, and that some of these particles appeared to be escaping slowly from the sample collector.