Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/daily-planet/RSS feed for Daily PlanetenWed, 22 Jan 2020 15:30:04 +0000The Closest Solar System to Earth is Even Weirder Than We Thoughthttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/closest-solar-system-earth-even-weirder-we-thought-180974025/But that doesn’t mean the Centauri system harbors life.Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:30:04 +0000Neuve-Chapelle, France Was the First Town Ever Mapped From Aerial Photoshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-map-compiled-aerial-photographs-180973929/In 1915, the Royal Flying Corps tried a new method for map-making.Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:00:00 +0000A Biological Solution to the Mystery of Methane on Marshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/biological-solution-mystery-methane-mars-180973934/Under simulated Martian conditions, organisms on Earth can produce this critically important biomarker.Thu, 09 Jan 2020 21:00:00 +0000The Phosphate Problem for the Origin of Life May be Solved https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/phosphate-problem-origin-life-may-be-solved-180973899/And it may help us decide whether to search for life on ocean worlds or lake worlds. Fri, 03 Jan 2020 15:04:07 +0000More Than a Century Later, Lilienthal and Wright Gliders Fly Together for the First Time at Kitty Hawkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/more-century-later-lilienthal-and-wright-gliders-fly-together-first-time-kitty-hawk-180973882/Reproductions of two of history’s most famous aircraft share the sky in North Carolina.Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0000How to Drink Cognac in Spacehttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/how-drink-cognac-space-180973876/On the Russian Mir space station, alcohol came in small, floating spheres, best drunk with a straw. Mon, 30 Dec 2019 19:45:00 +0000A Stellar Mystery: How Could 100 Stars Just Vanish?https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/stellar-mystery-how-could-100-stars-just-vanish-180973821/A comparison of old and new star catalogs shows that some objects seem to have gone missing.Wed, 18 Dec 2019 21:00:01 +0000Giant Chinese Telescope Joins the Search for Alien Radio Signalshttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/giant-chinese-telescope-joins-search-alien-radio-signals-180973737/Will it help us find an answer to the Fermi Paradox, or even those puzzling UFOs?Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:30:00 +0000Best Children's Books of 2019https://www.airspacemag.com/multimedia/best-childrens-books-2019-180973671/The year's best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers.Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:50 +0000Life Recovers in a Geological Blink of an Eye after an Armageddon Eventhttps://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/life-recovers-geological-blink-eye-after-armageddon-event-180973667/The rise of mammals and what it means for the robustness of a biosphere.Wed, 27 Nov 2019 19:45:59 +0000