Discovery

September 9, 2019

Astronomers Decode Weird X-Ray Pattern Coming from Neutron Star

Those X-ray blasts are coming in a strange pattern, and that pattern has lasted for months. Astronomers have detected a rare pattern in the X-ray bursts […]
September 8, 2019

India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal

India’s Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the country’s lost Vikram lander on the lunar surface, but there is still no signal from the lander, according to […]
September 6, 2019

Europe and US are Going to Try and Deflect an Asteroid

Next week, asteroid researchers and spacecraft engineers from all around the world will gather in Rome to discuss the latest in asteroid defense. The three-day International AIDA […]
September 5, 2019

NASA refines plans for Artemis lunar lander

WASHINGTON — NASA has updated a draft solicitation for crewed lunar landers, adjusting details about how it plans to procure landers to meet the agency’s goal […]
September 4, 2019

SpaceX Fires Up Rocket in Prep for 1st Astronaut Launch with Crew Dragon

We’re still not sure when that launch will occur, however. paceX has fired up the rocket that will launch the first crewed mission in the company’s […]
September 3, 2019

Things To Know To Make Your Dream Of Working In Astronomy Come True

Many know that a career in the stars is more than just a childhood dream. Sure, it’s rooted in staring at the stars and having a […]
September 2, 2019

Astronomers Baffled by ‘Cosmic Mountain Ranges’ Jutting Through the Milky Way

They have very little idea how these stunning geographic features form. To us, the night sky may look like a random splattering of stars, but astronomers are learning […]
September 1, 2019

China’s Lunar Rover Has Found Something Weird on the Far Side of the Moon

China’s Chang’e-4 lunar rover has discovered an unusually colored, ‘gel-like’ substance during its exploration activities on the far side of the moon. The mission’s rover, Yutu-2, stumbled on that […]
August 31, 2019

Scientists May Have Found a Volcanic Exomoon That Darth Vader Could Call Home

Astronomers think they’ve discovered a burning-hot world. Scientists may have found a volcanic world on the verge of destruction, where the chances of finding life are […]