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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 28, 2018

China could be facing space station delay, Tiangong-2 to be deorbited

HELSINKI — China’s plan to launch and construct a space station could be hit by a test flight delay of the launcher designed to send the […]
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 25, 2018

Matter clocked speeding toward a black hole at 30 percent the speed of light

The event provides evidence for how early supermassive black holes grew so fast. After falling past the event horizon — the point of no return — […]
September 24, 2018

How Does NASA Search For New Planets and How Do They Find Them?

How does NASA search for new planets, and how do they find them? Sometimes we take for granted all the things we know about our solar […]
September 23, 2018

They Made It! Japan’s Two Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

The suspense is over: Two tiny hopping robots have successfully landed on an asteroid called Ryugu — and they’ve even sent back some wild postcards from […]
September 22, 2018

SpaceX gives us a glimpse of its Mars base vision

It shows BFR’s new design, as well. SpaceX chief Elon Musk has tweeted two photos that give us a peek into the company’s Martian dreams. One of the […]