Tranquil The surface area of Saturn's moon Mimas is composed of water ice with only a small amount of rock. Yet Saturn's resonances with Mimas, and Mimas' resonances with other orbiting satellites are instrumental in the formation of Saturn's rings.
Merging Galaxies Bursting With Light - NGC 2207 and IC 2163 Just like our Milky Way galaxy, NGC 2207 and IC 2163 are sprinkled with many star systems known as X-ray binaries, which consist of a star in a tight orbit around either a neutron star or a.
Iceland is called 'The Land of Ice and Fire' for a good reason. The glaciers and cold climate mixed with volcanoes and geothermal activity is undeniably an interesting combination. There is seldom eruptions, but activity is going on all the time.
Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.
See: Glaciers Glacier Bay, Alaska _ An Alaskan cruise is an ideal way to see the state's stunning mountain and glacial vistas. In this photo provided by the Norwegian Cruise Line, the Norwegian Sky cruise ship is dwarfed by the scenic splendor.