Sebastien Clarke

January 14, 2017

This private company wants to launch to the moon, and it has the money to do it

A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally. Moon Express — […]
January 13, 2017

Astronauts are spacewalking again to upgrade the space station’s power system

It’s time for round two of NASA’s project to upgrade the International Space Station’s power system. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet of the European […]
January 12, 2017


Back in October of 2015, astronomers shook the world when they reported how the Kepler mission had noticed a strange and sudden drop in brightness coming […]
January 12, 2017

The Milky Way's Most Distant Stars May Be Stolen Goods

Our galaxy may have pickpocketed stars — and a healthy scoop of dark matter — from an unsuspecting nearby dwarf galaxy. Some of the most distant […]
January 11, 2017

Two Stars Are on a Crash Course and Will Explode as a Red Nova

Mark your calendars: In 2022, a rare “red nova” will appear in the sky, according to an unprecedented and ultra-precise stellar prediction. If astronomer Larry Molnar […]
January 10, 2017

Astronauts spacewalk to replace International Space Station batteries

NASA astronauts completed the first of two spacewalks outside the International Space Station Friday to replace batteries. Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson spent six and a […]
January 9, 2017

Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Apparently Launch ‘Spitballs’ at Each Other

In the center of our Milky Way galaxy, 26,000 light years from Earth, lives a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A*. Its mass, equivalent to about […]
January 7, 2017

This Is Earth and the Moon as Seen From Mars

From a distance of about 127 million miles, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter looks back at our home world. There have certainly been better pictures taken of […]
January 6, 2017

NASA to Launch a Powerful Space Telescope to Hunt Black Holes

The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer — or IXPE — will be able to study the extremely turbulent environment immediately surrounding the most massive objects in the […]