Discovery

December 2, 2019

This Newfound Monster Black Hole Is Too Big for Theories to Handle

Stellar-mass black holes aren’t supposed to be so hefty. Scientists recently found a black hole so big that theory strains explain it, a new study reports. A Chinese-led […]
November 25, 2019

Building a Planet B for Humanity Isn’t a Good Enough Reason to Explore Space

Listen to would-be space explorers for long enough, and eventually they will likely argue that humans must develop outposts on other worlds in case of disaster […]
November 24, 2019

How AI is Promoting World Security and Counter-Terrorism

Artificial Intelligence is a new tool that’s enabling the world to be a safer place. Through the use of these techniques, security and counter-terrorism efforts can […]
November 23, 2019

Movies To Watch To Relive NASA First Landing On The Moon

1961, president John F Kennedy of the United States wished to land an American as the first human to land on the moon. The US has […]
November 22, 2019

New details emerge about failed lunar landings

HOUSTON — The Indian government has offered new details about what happened during its first attempt to land on the moon in September. In a written response […]
November 20, 2019

NASA Just Confirmed There Are Water Plumes Above The Surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

A team led by researchers out of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, has confirmed traces of water vapor above the surface of Jupiter’s […]
November 19, 2019

Mysterious Gravitational Wave Sparks Days-Long Hunt — But It Was Just a Glitch

Astronomers and physicists all over the world were disappointed. Thursday (Nov. 14) marked the end of a thrilling, mysterious and ultimately disappointing five days in astrophysics. […]
November 18, 2019

Whose Out There–Someone Needing Water?

In reading Summers’ and Trefils’ Smithonian book (2017) “Exoplanets,” I was struck by two of the authors’ observations: the abundance of water everywhere, and the absence […]
November 16, 2019

Cybersecurity in Space, and the Importance of Keeping Satellites Safe

What do cell phones, Google maps, and weather reports all have in common? The answer is simple: satellites. It’s hard to believe, but one of the […]