In case you didn’t see it go by, the U.S. government announced that it had made a deal with one of the most hellish extant regimes on the planet to end its production of nuclear weapons. As any average eight-year-old could have predicted, North Korea yanked back on the chain this week.
Titan: The Giant “H” Up Close[NASA-JPL]
The photo-mosaic also shows a possible crater, complete with apparent ejecta rays.
Japanese Probe Arrives at Asteroid[MSNBC.com]
The Hayabusa probe has reached its target asteroid, where it will attempt to land a extract a sample of material for return to Earth later this year.