This 1.8 billion pixel panorama of Mars is Curiosity’s most incredible eye candy yet

NASA’s Curiosity rover has a long history of snapping gorgeous images from its adventures on Mars. The Red Planet offers plenty of opportunities for breathtaking snapshots, and NASA has collected countless from the trusty rover over the years. That being … Read more…

From Volcanoes on Mars to Scarps on Mercury — How Places on Other Worlds Get Their Names

The IAU’s achievements during its first few decades include resolving contradictory sets of names given to features on the Moon and Mars by rival astronomers during the previous few centuries. Space.com BEST DEAL UPDATE: Education Game for Kids! Play Free … Read more…