Bulk metallic glass, a metal alloy, doesn't get brittle in extreme cold. That makes the material perfect for robotics operated in space or on icy planets.
The Earth photographed from the surface of Mars by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, March 2004. Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M
Saturn's distinctive and prominent rings backlit by the Sun, as seen here by the Cassini spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Ciclops.
... explains why the reported sizes of some exoplanets may need to be revised in cases where there is a second star in the system. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ›
Artist's impression of a disc forming into a solar system around a red dwarf. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (SSC)
#MERB Opportunity images ( credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech ) stitched and processed by Stuart Atkinson… https://t.co/YNG44RYf3F"
... #Cassini #NASA #ESA #ISA #FromSpaceWithLove Spacecraft : Cassini Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute… https://t.co/00Zt2CCzUH"
While machine computers were capable of some speedy calculations, they weren't nearly as reliable or efficient as humans. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ...
Milky Way Voyager Poster Illustration Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Voyager Explanation: Launched in 1977 on a tour of the outer planets of the Solar System, ...
provocative-planet-pics-please.tumblr.com NGC 1097: Spiral Galaxy with a Central Eye Credit: NASA JPL-Caltech SINGS Team (SSC) Whats happening at the center ...
... a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech ›
Artist's concept shows the gaseous exoplanet CoRoT-2b with a westward hot spot in orbit around its host star. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (IPAC)
Image Credit: @NASAJPL- @Caltech (NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Artist's Concept)pic.twitter.com/kRIqfSFkEp
While a Mars rover can't operate upside down, the Hedgehog robot can function regardless of which side lands up. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Stanford ›
New Mars scenes: Curiosity Mastcam Right and Left photos taken on Sol 2023, April 15, 2018 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSpic.twitter.com/sZVgpFaj1l
The Viking landers in the 1970s were the last to look directly for life on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL, CC BY
Uranus & Neptune on Twitter: "Neptune's Great Dark Spot Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart https://t.co/Vpn3NU2juV… "
... what the seven planets might look like, based on available information about their size, density, and distance to the star. Credits: NASA/JPL /Caltech.
NASA's Juno spacecraft took the images used to produce this color-enhanced image on April 1. Pretty stunning! Credit @NASAJPL… https://t.co/GNoAsAXCGg"
Artist's conception of the Solar System compared to a hypothetical brown dwarf-planetary system. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (SSC)
... "New Mars scenes: Curiosity Mastcam Right and Left photos taken on Sol 2023, April 15, 2018 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS… https://t.co/ImIGe2tPMW"
Figure 9: Transition from a particle to wave nature with decreasing temperature (image credit: NASA/JPL)
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech #Exoplanet #PlanetarySystem #K2138 #CitizenSciencepic.twitter.com/InshtY7wVo
Antonio Paris on Twitter: "A Complex Storm on Jupiter Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS; Processing: Gerald Eichstädt & Seán Doran.
Students are given fines and bonuses that may help or detract from their overall mission budget of $600 million. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lyle ...
This is an artist impression of Kepler's first 'hot Jupiters' discovered, the first of many. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (SSC)
The Mawangdui silk, showing the shapes of comet tails and the different disasters associated with them, compiled in around 300 BC. Credit: NASA/JPL
Figure 8: Condensate atom cloud imaged in the IR with decreasing temperature (image credit: NASA/JPL)
JunoCam OC'The Eye of Jove', an Earth-sized storm spotted by Jason Major in JunoCam imagery from Perijove 13 (Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Jason Major ...
This graphic shows the level of natural radiation detected by the Radiation Assessment Detector shielded inside
A spare heat shield from that mission, planned for use on Mars 2020, cracked during recent tests. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
... it might tell us about how planets form and evolve at https://t.co/vVL8o7xKPy #CaltechImpact (illustration credit: @nasajpl)… https://t.co/42bt55JErU"
... spacecraft on July 25, 2016, during its "T-121" pass over Titan's southern latitudes. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Université Paris-Diderot ›