News on Planetary Physics in 2011
Satellite crashing down on Friday – Denmark barely in the danger zone
21 September 2011
NASA’s defunct Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) will crash down to Earth on Friday, September 23. Precisely where and when is not known for certain and NASA will only be able to give a more definite...
The universe is teeming with planets
3 February 2011
More than a thousand potential planets have been found in the universe using NASA’s Kepler Satellite since the mission began in March 2009. One of these stars has a planetary system with no fewer than 6 planets.