Environment

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 […]
December 28, 2018

The Apollo Moon Missions Did More Than Allow Man to Walk on the Moon

The Apollo moon missions captured the world’s imagination and expanded ideas about what was possible for humankind—but not many people know that this incredible space-age milestone […]
November 21, 2018

NASA’s 2020 rover will search Mars for signs of life

And now we know exactly where it’s going to poke around. NASA has big plans for its upcoming Mars 2020 rover, launching in the summer of 2020 […]
November 6, 2018

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Just Made Its First Close Pass by the Sun!

One of humanity’s newest spacecraft faced a harrowing test late Monday night (Nov. 5), darting just 15 million miles (24 million kilometers) of the surface of […]
November 5, 2018

A Deadly, Fast-Spreading Form of Super-Ice Could Be Killing Off Alien Life-Forms

There’s a new kind of ice. It forms at speeds of more than 1,000 mph (1,600 km/h), it lies deep beneath our feet, it could destroy […]
November 4, 2018

Starman and Tesla Roadster Have Shot Past Mars, SpaceX Says

SpaceX’s Starman and cherry red Tesla Roadster have traveled beyond Mars. SpaceX shared a diagram of the car once driven by the aerospace manufacturer’s CEO Elon […]
October 15, 2018

What’s the difference between a comet and an asteroid?

They both orbit the sun, but they’re very different. In our solar system, there are a lot of things that circle, or orbit, around our Sun. […]
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 […]