The electric sands of Titan

This composite image shows an infrared view of Saturn’s moon Titan from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, acquired during the mission’s “T-114” flyby on Nov. 13, 2015.Credit: NASA/JPL Experiments led by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology suggest the particles that … Continue reading

ALMA Starts Observing the Sun

This ALMA image of an enormous sunspot was taken at a wavelength of 1.25 millimeters. Sunspots are transient features that occur in regions where the sun’s magnetic field is extremely concentrated and powerful. They have lower temperatures than their surrounding … Continue reading