Discovery

September 10, 2016

SECOND ASTEROID IN A MONTH SAILS BY WITHOUT US DETECTING IT FIRST

DO YOU WANT EXTINCTION? THIS IS HOW YOU GET EXTINCTION. Know what’s really comforting? When a completely unobserved asteroid snuck up on Earth at the end […]
September 9, 2016

BLUE ORIGIN WILL LIKELY BLOW UP ITS NEXT ROCKET

While SpaceX is dealing with the fallout from a rocket that exploded on the launch pad last week, competing spaceflight company Blue Origin may intentionally trigger […]
September 9, 2016

Asteroid probe begins seven-year quest

The US space agency (Nasa) has launched a mission to retrieve a rock sample from a 500m-wide asteroid called Bennu. Scientists hope the material will reveal […]
September 8, 2016

TOMORROW NIGHT, WATCH OSIRIS-REX BLAST OFF TOWARDS AN ASTEROID

Tomorrow evening, at 7:05 P.M. (EDT), the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will blast off, headed for the asteroid Bennu. Members of […]
September 7, 2016

The 'impossible' EM Drive is about to be tested in space

An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out – once and for all […]
September 6, 2016

Discoveries that changed the way we view the universe

The universe was originally believed to be all life on Earth existing on a flat sphere that was orbited by the Sun, Moon, a handful of […]
September 6, 2016

SpaceX explosion: Amos-6 satellite owner demands $50M from Musk’s firm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up on the launchpad was carrying $205M satellite. SpaceX faces a potentially big payout in the aftermath of last week’s […]
September 5, 2016

Watch a Double Eclipse Captured By NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

The morning of Sept. 1, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) caught a rare sight: the Earth and Moon, together, blotting out the Sun. As the name […]
September 4, 2016

NASA's Juno Orbiter Sends Back the First Images of Jupiter's North Pole

With its enormous size and iconic Great Red Spot, Jupiter is one of the most recognizable planets in the our solar system. But on Friday, NASA […]