Sebastien Clarke

August 6, 2016

SCIENTISTS IN THE DARK OVER YEARS-LONG DIMMING OF 'ALIEN MEGASTRUCTURE STAR'

THIS STAR IS BREAKING ALL THE RULES The star KIC 8463853 has a dark secret. Literally. In 2011 and 2013, the light from this star plummeted by […]
August 4, 2016

Farewell Philae: Lander tweets its heartbreaking goodbyes

The Electrical Support System Processor Unit on Rosetta is being switched off After almost two years of extreme highs and devastating lows, the Philae lander has bid its […]
August 3, 2016

Moon Express becomes first private company to get US approval for lunar mission

Paving the way for private missions beyond Earth orbit Spaceflight venture Moon Express wants to be the first private company ever to land on the Moon […]
August 2, 2016

Virgin Galactic receives FAA license for SpaceShipTwo tests

WASHINGTON — As Virgin Galactic prepares to resume testing of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane, the company announced Aug. 1 that it has received a launch license […]
August 1, 2016

NASA launches probe to investigate huge asteroid it fears could one day hit Earth

The space ageny plans to collect samples from the giant space rock to find out the risk it poses The space rock is due to pass […]
July 31, 2016

Europe's space agency will beam your message to Polaris

The interstellar message in a bottle will travel 434 light-years away. The European Space Agency (ESA) is collecting messages from people around the world to send to a […]
July 30, 2016

NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space Station

NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX […]
July 29, 2016

WHY NASA ASTRONAUTS JUST SPENT A WEEK LIVING IN A CAVE

We tend to think of space as the final frontier, full of new and exciting worlds to explore. As such, it’s easy to forget there are […]
July 28, 2016

Jupiter's great red spot is mysteriously hot

AND MAY BE GENERATING HEAT IN THE PLANET’S ATMOSPHERE Jupiter’s most distinctive feature is so hot right now. In a paper published in Nature today, researchers have found that the […]