NASA telescopes watch cosmic violence, mysteries u...
Glint of light shows lakes: NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft this week captures bright flashes of light that as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth. These observations give scientists a way to pick out planets beyond our solar system that are likely to have expanses of liquid, and stand a better chance of having life. One of the goals of the Deep Impact mission is to observe the Earth from far away — in this case, about 11 million miles away.
NASA telescopes watch cosmic violence, mysteries unravel