In this activity, students will devise an experiment to find out whether chia seeds are still able to grow after exposure to extreme conditions like the ones we may find on other planets. This activity was created by MAVEN Outreach and Education to help teach about NASA’s MAVEN mission to Mars.
NASA suspended a majority of its communications with Russia in response to the conflict in Crimea.
Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, may have an underground ocean the size of Lake Superior.
Dwarf planet 2012 VP-113 takes approximately 4,000 years to orbit the sun once.