by Terence Dickinson [Firefly Books]
Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Jupiter’s moon, Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system, has a subterranean saltwater ocean 60 miles deep, ten times deeper than the Earth’s oceans. Yet another candidate for extraterrestrial life – ho hum.
Cassini spacecraft discovers warm ocean and hydrothermal activity on Saturn’s moon Enceladus, making it a leading candidate for extraterrestrial life.
Spaceship Moon Theory – is our moon an alien spaceship parked in orbit around Earth? That WOULD be surprising.
“Lightning tourism” industry growing up around Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, the lightning capital of the world.
Iconic Parliament/Funkadelic stage prop, the “Mothership,” making its way to the Smithsonian.
Nebulous nebulae NGC 6914 and IC 1318.
Space architects designing a Martian future for humans from here on Earth.
Dwarf galaxy found orbiting the Milky Way, a billion times dimmer than the Milky Way, and a million times less massive.