Out in the Universe:
This paper claims that earth might have narrowly missed being blitzed by an fragmented comet in relatively recent times. Remember the Russian asteroid strike a few years ago, that injured thousands of people?
Above: The Chelabinsk meteor strike, courtesy of Russia today.
...that would have happened - and maybe bigger exposions -all across the world.
The latest pictures from the Dawn mission to Ceres reveal a bizzarre, crag riddled and 'snow capped' terrain...
|Above: The mysterious bright landscapes - visible from Hubble - of Occator crater on the dwarf planet Ceres. Courtesy of NASA and Phil Stooke.|
..I'm definately wondering what this might look like from ground level.
Lastly, China is definately planning to launch an unmanned probe to the farside of the Moon, called Chang'e 4.