The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
When the sun sets, the show begins: night after night of incredible weather, shimmering aurorae, and stunning starry vistas over the rugged and rural landscapes of South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming are captured in "Huelux." Continue reading →
Observations by ESA's Venus Express confirm the presence of high-altitude waves kicked up by surface features far below. Continue reading →
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a veritable menagerie of alien worlds orbiting other stars, but this most recent exoplanetary find is perhaps one of the strangest.
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
As the company World View announces its plans to balloon tourists into the stratosphere, what would such a trip look like?
There were fears that if NASA's New Horizons mission reached Pluto too late, the dwarf planet's atmosphere would have frozen out. But fear not! It appears the little world's air is actually getting thicker. Continue reading →
The alien diatoms are back! This time they're infesting our stratosphere, messing with our high-altitude balloons... possibly. Continue reading →
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