Fringe

October 2, 2018

Grinning-Skull Asteroid Set to Whiz by Earth

Better late to the Halloween party than never: An asteroid shaped like a grinning skull is set to pass by Earth on Nov. 11. Asteroid 2015 […]
September 30, 2018

If Extra Dimensions Do Exist, They Must Be Really, Really Small

Does our universe exist in more than just three dimensions? Probably not on large scales, according to new research published July 23 in the Journal of Cosmology […]
September 29, 2018

Student Project Scans Sky for Alien Laser Beams

An ambitious, student-run hunt for intelligent aliens is underway. The Trillion Planet Survey has begun scanning the huge Andromeda galaxy, as well as our own Milky […]
September 27, 2018

A Japanese company has announced a long-term plan to develop the Moon

“Around 2030 we expect to begin developing propellant and sending it to spacecraft.” On Wednesday, a Japanese company called ispace announced that it has two missions […]
September 20, 2018

Researchers discover planet Vulcan from Star Trek — sort of

‘Super-Earth’ planet is just 16 light-years from Earth Star Trek fans take note: the planet Vulcan is real. It may not be inhabited by green-blooded, pointy-eared, humanoids […]
September 11, 2018

Nasa Curiosity Rover photographs mysterious ‘structure’ on the surface of Mars

A mysterious ‘anomaly’ has been identified in a photograph snapped by Nasa’s Mars rover Curiosity. In the background of a panoramic image of the Red Planet’s […]
September 8, 2018

Life After Planet Earth

It seems that the more interesting space gets and the bigger our ambitions get, the farther away we are from just reaching the baseline level of […]
September 6, 2018

NASA says it’s building a gateway to the Moon—critics say it’s just a gate

“It is the next giant leap into quicksand.” It is the year 2026. A veteran astronaut, Nicole Mann, leads her crew of four through a hatch […]
September 4, 2018

Planet Nine and six other baffling space mysteries scientists CAN’T explain

Whether it’s our elusive search for aliens or the perplexing nature of a black hole, there are still many questions about our universe that science can’t […]