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January 9, 2016

NASA's Fermi Satellite Completes Map Of The Sky; Finds Mysterious, Unknown Monster

For a long time, astronomy was limited to the light we could see. Telescopes were huge improvements over the human eye, capable of gathering much greater […]
January 8, 2016

Gaofen 4, the world's most powerful geo spy satellite, continues china's great leap forward into space

On December 28, 2015, a Long March 3B/G2 rocket launched from Xichang and lofted into space the 4.6 ton Gaofen-4 imaging satellite. Billed as a disaster […]
January 8, 2016

Vietnam is baffled by mysterious metal 'space balls' that apparently fell from the sky

Vietnamese officials were left scratching their heads after three mysterious metal balls crash landed in a residential area in the country’s north on Saturday. Local residents […]
January 8, 2016

Event horizon snapshot due in 2017

A network of nine radio telescopes, dotted around the globe, is set to take the first ever picture of a black hole‘s event horizon in 2017. […]
January 8, 2016

Tim Peake set for first spacewalk by British astronaut

Tim Peake is to carry out the first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut, Nasa has confirmed. Mr Peake and Nasa astronaut Tim Kopra will venture […]
January 7, 2016

Star clumps harbour 'sweet spot' in search for alien life

Ancient, tightly packed clumps of stars found at the fringe of the Milky Way are a good bet in the search for extra terrestrial intelligence (Seti), […]
January 7, 2016

Nasa is making progress toward hybrid-powered airplanes

NASA’s endeavors inside the atmosphere don’t get nearly as much attention as their off-world missions, but they could have a big impact on our planet. Researchers […]
January 6, 2016

Virgin Galactic's Second SpaceShipTwo to Roll Out on Feb. 19

Virgin Galactic will roll out and christen its second SpaceShipTwo on Feb. 19, 15 months after its first suborbital spacecraft was lost during a test flight. […]
January 6, 2016

NASA finds supermassive black hole that ‘burps’ gas

A supermassive black hole in a nearby galaxy has been spotted “burping” gas and star-forming dust, NASA says. Scientists now think black holes could be “star […]