Janette Zuno del Rio
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On August 31, 2012 the Sun threw a major tantrum. It started with a vast arc of material towering over its surface, a stream of plasma flowing between two sunspots. Sometimes these collapse back down to the Sun’s surface, but this one exploded, blasting hundreds of millions of tons of material out into space. SDO captured this ridiculously awesome picture of the arc just before it erupted
Scientists Find Evidence for Ancient Glaciers on Mars | Space Exploration | Sci-News.com
Mars; the centre of the scene shows the entire Valles Marineris canyon system. Image credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre. - Data from two instruments aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have led to the discovery of a rare acid-sulphate mineral deposit on Mars, providing the first mineralogical evidence that the planet once had glaciers.