In 2016 an exciting mission was ended. The Rosetta spacecraft made its final manouver. A controlled hard-landing on the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67p). Before…
David GrinspoonSuch a strange time to be alive. So many self-inflicted troubles on this world. Yet, feast your eyes on this:
Incredible video made from over 400,000 images of comet 67p taken by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft.
Wilbur L. Ross Jr. made the threat after the agency’s Alabama office contradicted the president’s claim that Hurricane Dorian might hit the state.
Commerce Secretary Ross threatened firings at NOAA if they didn’t change their story to align with Trump’s dumb tweets. As a federally funded scientist I’m so ashamed of our government and concerned for the integrity of our scientific agencies.
If humans were to make contact with an intelligent alien species, they would be interested in one thing: our music.
David Grinspoon, the principal scientist at the Planetary Science Institute, and Ka Chun Yu, the Denver Museum of Nature and…
David GrinspoonScientists May Have Figured Out How to Speak to Aliens — And Here's What It Sounds Like
A paper published in Science today outlines a new “Global Deal for Nature,” officially launching an effort to establish science-based conservation targets covering all of planet Earth, including terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. The...
The New Horizons spacecraft launched on January 19, 2006 – beginning its odyssey to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. New Horizons now continues on its unparalleled journey of exploration with the close flyby of a Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69 –...