Atmosphere, Eclipse, Science
23 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists have long predicted that an eclipse can create a bow wave in the ionosphere. The August 2017 eclipse, called the Great American Eclipse, gave researchers an opportunity to look for it.
22 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
As part of their ninth year monitoring the Antarctic peninsula, Operation IceBridge recently flew above the ice sheet and took some stunning pictures
Satellites, Science, Space Junk
22 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Long aluminum tethers attached to satellites could revolutionize satellite propulsion systems, and help eliminate space junk.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
According to a new study by a team from Columbia University, the upcoming super telescopes might be able to detect mountains and other features on exoplanets
Astronomy, Gravitational Waves
Contrary to what was expected, a team of astronomers has discovered that kilonova event has been brightening ever since it first appeared
Carnival of Space
22 Jan , 2018 by Susie Murph
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #545
Astronomy, Black Holes, ESO
19 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers recently made the first-ever observation of a black hole in a nearby globular cluster
Astrobiology, Mars, Solar System
19 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Researchers at McGill University are developing what they call the Life Detection Platform, a compact, robotic, energy-efficient system for detecting life on other worlds.
Astronomy, Cassini, Titan
Based on Cassini data, two new studies have been produced that reveal some new and interesting things about Saturn’s largest moon, Titan
18 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Based on recent gravitational wave research, a team of scientists from the University of Frankfurt have placed an upper limit on the mass of neutron stars
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