Telescope digs for ice on Pluto

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 20:00
Anticipating the New Horizons flyby past Pluto, scientists have used forgotten data to map the subsurface of Pluto, peering beneath its icy coating to uncover hidden chemicals that give a hint of the future of this distant world.
Categories: Astronomy

Mysterious X-ray signal intrigues astronomers

Astronomy Magazine - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 19:00
One possibility is that the galaxy cluster X-rays are produced by the decay of sterile neutrinos, a type of particle that has been proposed as a candidate for dark matter.
Categories: Astronomy


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