Science

September 18, 2019

SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype construction progress detailed in new photos

SpaceX  is making progress assembling its Starship orbital spacecraft prototype, as seen in new photos shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . This full-scale testing version of the Starship […]
September 14, 2019

US Moon Landing Hopefuls Watch Silent India Lander — and Learn

As India attempted a daring moon landing last week — and in the wake of the apparent crash of its lander — NASA and U.S. companies have watched […]
September 12, 2019

Gargantuan ‘Bubbles’ of Radio Energy Spotted at the Center of Our Galaxy. How’d They Get There?

Two huge bubbles of radio energy swirling out of the Milky Way’s middle could be evidence of an ancient cosmic explosion — or maybe the start […]
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 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 […]