Science Nuggets

2014 August 29
New Horizons Status
Hal Weaver (JHU/APL)

2014 August 29
Near Earth Asteroid Scout
Julie Castillo-Rogez (JPL)

2014 August 29
Rosetta Status: USA Instrument Highlights
Hal Weaver (JHU/APL)

2014 August 26
NEOWISE Reactivation
Amy Mainzer (JPL)

2014 June 14
Accessible Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs)
Brent W. Barbee (NASA/GSFC)

2014 April 7
Discovery of the Second Inner Oort Cloud Object (PPT) (PDF)
Scott Sheppard, Carnegie Institution for Science

2014 March 25
Disintegrating Asteroid P/2013 R3 (PPT) (PDF)
David Jewitt (UCLA)

2013 November 26
Chelyabinsk Super Bolide (PDF)
Peter Jenniskens (NASA Ames)

2013 November 20
Workshop on Planetesimal Formation and Differentiation
Lindy T. Elkins-Tanton (Carnegie Institution for Science)

2013 November 19
Comet ISON Recent Images (PDF)
Casey Lisse (JHU/APL)

2013 September 30
Comet ISON Observing Campaign
Casey Lisse (JHU/APL)

2013 September 30
The Scientific Importance of Comet ISON 
Casey Lisse (JHU/APL)

2013 April 4
Meteorite Explosion over Chelyabinsk
Mark Sykes (PSI)

2013 April 4
Asteroid Flies Within Geosynchronous Satellites Ring 
Mark Sykes (PSI)

2013 April 4
Comet May Impact Mars in October 2014 
Mark Sykes (PSI)

2012 October 1
Modeling Vesta's Two Big Basins
Martin Jutzi (University of Bern), et al.

2012 September 28
Linear Accelerator on Mars: Source of Mars Meteorites (M-M)?
S. Fred Singer (University of Virginia, SePP)

2012 July 19
Characterizing Potentially Hazardous Asteroids with NEOWISE   
Amy Mainzer (JPL), et al.

2012 July 16
Discovery of Another Moon of Pluto ("P5")
Mark Showalter (SETI Institute), et al

2012 July 10
Large Extraterrestrial L-Amino Acid Excesses Discovered in the Tagish Lake Meteorite
D. Glavin (NASA GSFC), et al.

2012 July 10
Infrared Spectra Reveal the Activation of CO-rich Comet C/2009 P1 (Garradd) as it Enters the Inner Solar System!
Mike Mumma (NASA GSFC), et al.

2012 July 9
New Model of Underground Paradise Room in Asteroids
Yasunori Miura (Yamaguchi University)

2012 July 9
Meteorite Melting Reveals Bubble Textures
Yasunori Miura (Yamaguchi University)

2012 May 8
Dawn at Vesta Reveals Highly Contrasting Material
Mark Sykes (PSI)

2011 December 21

Carbonaceous NEO Comes within Moon's Orbit

2011 October 30

WISE Discovers First Earth Trojan Asteroid

2011 October 30
Dawn at Vesta Reveals Varied Surface and Landslides!
Mark Sykes (PSI)

2011 January 27
First Asteroid Sample Return!

2011 January 27
EPOXI Flies by Hartley 2

2011 January 27
Hubble Observes Aftermath of Asteroid Collision

2010 July 12
Lutetia Flyby

2010 July 12
First Asteroid Sample Return?

2010 April 8
Diverse Asteroid Composition?

2010 April 8
Catching an Asteroid Collision