Daily Archives: April 28, 2014

Everyone knows that stars are far away. They are far enough away the distances between them is measured in light years. A light year is the distance light travels in one year or 9.5 x 1012 kilometers or 5.9 x 1012 miles. The ten closest stars are all within 10 light years of our Sun. […]

10 Closest Stars

NASA’s Curiosity rover managed to capture an image of two of the largest asteroids orbiting between Mars and Jupiter: Ceres and Vesta. The atmosphere on Mars contains water ice clouds and haze during this part of the Martian year. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory conducted an instrument test to check the opacity […]

Asteroid View From Mars