Planetary Cave Exploration Progresses – Eos

Caves on Earth form by a variety of processes. Volcanism can leave behind lava tubes or gas-inflated chambers, fluid dissolution hollows out caverns in subterranean rock, and wind and weather can mechanically erode cliff or seaside caves, for example. Because many of these same processes operate on other planetary bodies in our solar […]

What does the 2020 presidential election mean for space exploration?

Space is not one of the presidential election’s big battlegrounds. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden haven’t talked much about the final frontier during the 2020 race, which peaks today (Nov. 3) with Election Day. (That moniker is a bit misleading, however, given that more than 90 million people cast their ballots […]