Category Archives: Space

Bright Night Lights: Tracking Light Pollution from Space

The creep and sprawl of artificial urban lighting is probably the most pervasive technological innovation of the 20th century. Keeping track of how artificial light is changing Europe‚Äôs nightscape is important, since more light is typically associated with greater economic … Continue reading

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MESSENGER spacecraft helps uncover Mercury’s pummelled past

In our solar system, Mercury is the teeniest planet, and nestles closest to the sun. Understanding how Mercury developed as the solar system formed is an intriguing question for space science, and a surprising amount of information can be uncovered … Continue reading

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