Discovery

January 24, 2019

Changing How We Build Satellites Could Do More Than Reduce Space Junk

“Space is for everyone” is a popular saying, but it rarely holds true — partly because space is expensive, and partly because certain countries have decades of […]
January 23, 2019

A Step in the Right Direction: Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP)

As we all know, NASA plans to extend human presence across the solar system, including the Moon and Mars. To do that, it needs to shorten […]
January 22, 2019

Mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ Might Actually Be a Gigantic Disk of Space Objects

‘Planet Nine’ is thought to be 10 times larger than Earth, but what if it wasn’t a planet at all? The mysterious “Planet Nine,” which is […]
January 20, 2019

Who’s Out There-Search Strategy

A recent article in EOS.org outlines a strategy proposed by NASA/Ames/SETI Institute/JPL:-Caltech to study our relative uniqueness in the universe. A combination of major efforts and individual studies would […]
January 19, 2019

Space Stress: How Astronauts Manage Their Mental Health

Astronauts face mental and emotional challenges the majority of us will never experience. For astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS), free falling at over 17,000 […]
January 18, 2019

The Government’s Secret UFO Program Funded Research on Wormholes and Extra Dimensions

Documents released by the Department of Defense reveal some of what its infamous Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was working on. The Department of Defense funded […]
January 16, 2019

NASA May Decide This Year to Land a Drone on Saturn’s Moon Titan

The spacecraft that have peered through the yellowish haze surrounding Saturn’s moon Titan discovered a strange, yet strangely familiar world where life could theoretically take root. Now, scientists […]
January 15, 2019

China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon

Hong Kong (CNN)Cotton seeds carried to the moon by a Chinese probe have sprouted, marking what could be the first plant to ever grow there, according […]
January 14, 2019

Astronomers foresee long future for Hubble

SEATTLE — Despite a recent problem with one of its instruments, managers of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope are confident that the mission can continue to operate […]