The pair of probes orbiting the Moon in the mission called GRAIL have provided us on the Earth with the most detailed look of the Moon so far ever produced. Its new gravity map provides views of craters, volcanos, and mountain peaks, which are now available to everyone to see through a YouTube video.
IT enabled technologies have the potential to cut global greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5%, saving up to $1.9 trillion annually in carbon emissions. The potential reduction in harmful gases is even larger than what was thought a few years ago.
The NASA probe MESSENGER has discovered that the planet Mercury, one of the hottest places in the solar system, contains a lot of ice; in fact enough to cover the policial capital of the United States 2.5 miles deep. What an great idea!