National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT scientists identify first magmas generated in solar system’s building blocks, unexpectedly answering questions about meteorites and formation of rocky planets.
May 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT Kavli's John Richardson describes MIT's role in the historic passing of the Voyager 2 craft past the heliopause and into the interstellar medium.
Dec. 10, 2018 • ~4 min
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The 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellowship provides junior scientists the opportunity to conduct theoretical, observational, and experimental research in planetary astronomy.
Feb. 7, 2018 • ~7 min
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Study finds history of Titan’s landscape resembles that of Mars, not Earth
May 18, 2017 • ~8 min
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Data from New Horizons mission suggest a water-ice ocean lies beneath Pluto’s heart-shaped basin.
Nov. 16, 2016 • ~8 min
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Professor Richard Binzel, NASA New Horizons scientist, describes a year of discovery since the spacecraft's historic 2015 Pluto encounter.
July 14, 2016 • ~4 min
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Experiments show planet cooled dramatically in half a billion years.
June 27, 2016 • ~8 min
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New study finds meteorites were byproducts of planetary formation, not building blocks.
Jan. 14, 2015 • ~8 min
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