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September 25, 2018

Matter clocked speeding toward a black hole at 30 percent the speed of light

The event provides evidence for how early supermassive black holes grew so fast. After falling past the event horizon — the point of no return — […]
September 24, 2018

How Does NASA Search For New Planets and How Do They Find Them?

How does NASA search for new planets, and how do they find them? Sometimes we take for granted all the things we know about our solar […]
September 22, 2018

New Trends in Astronomy Education

Over the course of the past seven years, astronomy education has advanced enormously. Mainly it concerns broadening of the available approaches and tools. With proliferating virtual […]
September 22, 2018

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

It shows BFR’s new design, as well. SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company’s Martian dreams. One of the […]
September 21, 2018

Who’s Out There?— Us!

It’s a tough call–how do we balance our crying needs here on Earth for peace and enough water to drink with our need to enrich our human […]
September 21, 2018

Meet the Amateur Rocketeer Building Self-Landing Replicas of SpaceX Rockets

Joe Barnard has spent the last three years pioneering DIY landing technologies for amateur rockets and now the aerospace industry is paying attention. To call Joe […]
September 20, 2018

Are Upgradable Satellites the Future of Space Exploration?

Space robots. Could they be the final frontier of space exploration? It sounds like a kid’s TV show from the ’80s, but space robots are the […]
September 18, 2018

SpaceX Says it Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire Around the Moon in its ‘BFR’

The mission, called “Dear Moon,” is tentatively scheduled for 2023 and will be the first crewed mission with SpaceX’s BFR spacecraft.   Elon Musk announced at […]
September 17, 2018

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious, some experts call it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket is designed to be 16 stories tall, carry up to 100 people, and deliver 150 tons of cargo to […]