NASA's Rosetta-Alice spectrograph has obtained the first far ultraviolet spectra of a cometary surface while orbiting 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko .
The US Geological Survey has completed the first global geological map of Ganymede, Jupiter`s largest moon and also the largest moon in the solar system.
Researchers have studied a visual illusion that was first discovered by Galileo Galilei, and found that it occurs because of the surprising way our eyes see lightness and darkness in the world.
There was one who dared to gaze at the Heavens rather than bow with fear and reverence.
Two fingers and a tooth removed from Galileo in 1737 have been found.
Exactly 400 years ago today, on 25 August 1609, the Italian astronomer and philosopher Galilei Galileo showed Venetian merchants his new creation, a telescope – the instrument that was to bring him both scientific immortality.
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