Astrogeology News


Mission Press Releases

  • Natural quasicrystals may be the result of collisions between objects in the asteroid belt
    California Institute of Technology - Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    Posted on: 6/14/2016 10:19:53 PM PDT

  • Space: The final frontier in silicon chemistry
    American Institute of Physics - Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    Posted on: 11/11/2014 10:29:36 PM PDT

  • Mining ancient ores for clues to early life
    McGill University - Monday, December 10, 2012
    Posted on: 12/11/2012 4:21:42 AM PDT

  • When Galaxies Eat Galaxies They Get Denser
    University of Utah - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Posted on: 10/16/2012 4:54:58 PM PDT

  • 'Moon' mission sends back first images from Victoria Island
    Western University - Monday, July 9, 2012
    Posted on: 7/9/2012 3:22:47 PM PDT

  • Cosmic 'Leaf Blower' Robs Galaxy of Star-Making Fuel
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Posted on: 4/4/2012 5:22:13 PM PDT

  • ASU-Led Team Produces First Complete Geologic Map of Io
    Arizona State University - Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Posted on: 3/20/2012 11:58:12 AM PDT

  • New Geologic Map of Jupiter's Moon Io Documents Dynamic Volcanic Face
    Planetary Science Institute - Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Posted on: 3/20/2012 11:55:29 AM PDT

  • Pulsars: The Universe's Gift to Physics
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Monday, February 20, 2012
    Posted on: 2/20/2012 4:17:41 PM PDT

  • The star factory: observing Arp 220
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council - Saturday, February 18, 2012
    Posted on: 2/18/2012 9:14:36 PM PDT

  • Hubble Zooms In on a Magnified Galaxy
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    Posted on: 2/7/2012 2:57:09 PM PDT

  • Lunar Images Alter Understanding of Impact History
    American Geophysical Union - Friday, January 13, 2012
    Posted on: 1/13/2012 6:25:56 PM PDT

  • New Mystery on Mars' Forgotten Plains
    Geological Society of America - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Posted on: 10/13/2011 4:25:49 AM PDT

  • Discovery Sheds Light on Ecosystem of Young Galaxies
    Carnegie Institution - Monday, August 29, 2011
    Posted on: 8/30/2011 12:02:39 AM PDT

  • 2011 Bruce Gold Medal Goes to Jeremiah P. Ostriker
    Astronomical Society of the Pacific -
    Posted on: 6/10/2011 8:09:52 PM PDT

  • Breakthrough Study Confirms Cause Of Short Gamma-Ray Bursts
    NASA HQ - Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Posted on: 4/7/2011 5:37:01 PM PDT

  • Venus and Crescent Moon Pair Up at Dawn
    Sky and Telescope - Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Posted on: 2/23/2011 3:15:48 AM PDT

  • 20-Million Milestone for 100-Year Citizen Science Project
    American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) - Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Posted on: 2/23/2011 2:12:09 AM PDT

  • ASTRON: C'est Magnifique - LOFAR Goes Multi-National
    ASTRON - Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Posted on: 2/7/2011 1:14:51 AM PDT

  • NSF Science Nation Video With Miles O'Brien: IceCube and Its Frozen Secrets
    National Science Foundation - Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Posted on: 10/26/2010 9:58:55 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Geomicrobiology of Yellowstone Lake
    NASA Astrobiology Institute - April 12, 2016
    Posted on: 4/13/2016 1:58:43 AM PDT

  • USGS Astrogeology Announcement to Hire a New Science Center Director
    CollectSpace - January 1, 2012
    Posted on: 1/1/2012 7:12:11 PM PDT

  • First Names for Vesta Approved
    U.S. Geological Survey - November 10, 2011
    Posted on: 11/10/2011 5:05:03 PM PDT

  • Paper announces discovery of 1 of earliest minerals formed in solar system
    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - May 8, 2011
    Posted on: 5/9/2011 1:30:41 AM PDT

  • Photo: Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex As Seen By WISE
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - April 2, 2011
    Posted on: 4/2/2011 10:00:47 PM PDT

  • USGS Astrogeology: Six New Crater Names Approved for Mimas
    USGS Astrogeology - August 4, 2008
    Posted on: 8/4/2008 7:02:28 AM PDT

  • USGS Astrogeology: Name Approved for Small Martian Crater
    USGS Astrogeology - August 4, 2008
    Posted on: 8/4/2008 7:01:45 AM PDT

  • USGS Astrogeology: New Valles Name on Mars
    USGS Astrogeology - August 4, 2008
    Posted on: 8/4/2008 6:58:22 AM PDT

  • Signals from an Infant Earth
    Astrobiology Magazine - July 15, 2008
    Posted on: 7/15/2008 12:02:31 PM PDT

  • Crater on Mars Named After Astrobiologist Gerald Soffen
    USGS Astrogeology - November 23, 2006
    Posted on: 11/23/2006 10:31:06 AM PDT

  • New Names Approved for Venus
    USGS Astrogeology - November 23, 2006
    Posted on: 11/23/2006 9:26:26 AM PDT

  • Digital Guide to Lunar Orbiter Photographs (NASA SP-242) Available Online
    USGS Astrogeology - November 23, 2006
    Posted on: 11/23/2006 9:24:02 AM PDT

  • IAU Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature: No More Provisional Names!
    USGS Astrogeology - November 23, 2006
    Posted on: 11/23/2006 9:21:27 AM PDT