[…] the water cycle on a salty Mars: Planetary science and astrobiology exploration strategies for the next decade Atmosphere-regolith water vapor exchange processes are an important aspect of the Martian water […]

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Natl Astronomy Day

Lunar Legacy

In a defining moment of the 20th century, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin broke the bonds of Earth and stepped onto the Moon on July 20, 1969.

NAAOP History

A history of the NAAOP program.

History of Pluto

Early Searches for a 9th Planet

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Local Hotels, Dining, & Attractions

Need a place to land after exploring the cosmos? Check out these Lowell-partnered hotels!

Pi Day

Next week brings one of the more festive holidays of the year, honoring the principle patron saint of Ireland. This is, of course, St. Patrick’s Day and is held on […]

AstroAlert: The Sun like you’ve never seen it before

[…] more to come not only from DKIST. A new spacecraft called Solar Orbiter will launch next month to give scientists their first close-up look at the Sun’s north and south […]

Pluto Discovery Telescope

A 9th Planet

View From Mars Hill: The Planets and Their Ties to the Days of the Week

[…] the moon circles Earth once per month, and Earth spins on it axis once per day. But what about the week? It is not a naturally occurring phenomenon, but rather […]