Making space seem real and beautiful isn't just marketing. It's good for science, too. The post How NASA Visualizes Stunning Worlds Without Really Seeing Them appeared first on WIRED.
A suns-set on Proxima b illuminates jutting rocks, rounded rocks, arcing rocks, and possibly some fog in the foreground. But that's all just imaginary. The post How Space Scientists Turn Exoplanets Into Places We Can ‘See' appeared first on WIRED.
Phobos is gradually spiraling in closer to Mars, getting ready to self-destruct. And when it does, its remains will give the red planet a brand-new ring.
The post Mars Could One Day Have a Ring Made of Broken-Up Moon Bits appeared first on WIRED.