Pulling together the early solar system

New study finds that a strong magnetic field whipped the early solar system into shape. [caption id="attachment_967" align="alignright" width="639"] Magnified image of the section of the Semarkona meteorite used in this study. Chondrules are millimeter…

Astronaut Alexander Gerst returns to Earth

Paris-- ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, Russian commander Maxim Suraev and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman returned to Earth today, landing in the Kazakh steppe.Their return, landing at 03:58 GMT , was in the same Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft that…