It could be that our close neighbor planet Mars is going to imitate Saturn and get rings of its own. That is, after Phobos is finally pulled apart by Mars. Already Phobos, the largest of Mars’ two moons, is lined with what is thought to be “lunar stretch marks”.Read More →

Pluto, that once-planet frozen body hanging on at the edge of our solar system, may have a reason to celebrate today. NASA, using the Hubble Space Telescope, is reporting a brand new moon for the plutoid. The newly discovered moon varies in width from 6 to 15 miles across, andRead More →