Ashley Yeager

All Stories by Ashley Yeager

  1. Space

    Dispatch from Mars, Sol 9

    The Phoenix Lander's robotic arm scoops its first experimental sample, and scientists prepare to start their scientific studies on the Martian soil.

  2. Planetary Science

    Colliding moonlets

    New photos of collisions in one of Saturn’s rings provide a local lab for understanding the interactions that might shape young solar system formation.

  3. Space

    Making an impression

    In its seventh day after successfully landing on the Red Planet, the Phoenix Lander digs its first trench and is ready to start its ice-hunting.

  4. Planetary Science

    More than a pinch

    Water believed to flow on the Red Planet would have been too salty to foster life, scientists suggest.

  5. Humans

    Kavli prizes announced