Sebastien Clarke

January 6, 2013

Astronaut, students share final frontier

IT WAS an out of this world experience for Charles P. Allen High School students in Bedford Saturday when they contacted Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield aboard […]
January 6, 2013

Asteroid may become moon for earths moon

So far our galactic adventures have included landing men on the moon, taking pretty pictures of Saturn, and roaming the surface of Mars. So what’s next on NASA’s to-do […]
January 5, 2013

Lunar Triple Whammy

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been circling the Moon for years, taking amazing close-up pictures of our neighbor. While every shot is pretty cool, every now […]
January 5, 2013

2013 a fine year for taking in astronomy

Another new year is here, and already there is much talk in astronomy circles about the two bright comets due to grace the sky in 2013. […]
January 4, 2013

Curiosity rover studies rocks and a 'flower' on Mars

The cameras on NASA’s Curiosity rover have been clicking away over the holidays — gathering enough pictures for a 360-degree panorama of its rocky surroundings at Yellowknife […]
January 4, 2013

ISS astronaut reports to Captain Kirk

No Klingons, Yet: During a magical Twitter conversation today, science fiction met science fact. Actor William Shatner decided to drop Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfielda line. Usually, this wouldn’t be particularly […]
January 3, 2013

100 billion alien planets fill our galaxy

That amounts to an astonishing one planet per star, say researchers! Our Milky Way galaxy is home to at least 100 billion alien planets, and possibly […]
January 3, 2013

Newborn planets spotted slurping up gas from young parent star

Astroboffins have seen a key stage in the birth of giant planets for the first time, as the streams of gas and dust guzzled by newly […]
January 2, 2013

Space Radiation May Accelerate Alzheimer's in Astronauts

Radiation in space might harm the brains of astronauts in deep space by accelerating the development of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study on mice suggests. The […]