Post by: Evan Gough
Meteorites, Planetary Formation, Solar System
19 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new study provides evidence of a so-called lost planet that was formed in the early days of the Solar System, and subsequently destroyed in a collision.
Aeronautics, Space Junk, SpaceX
18 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
Elon Musks hints in a tweet that SpaceX wants to use “giant party balloons” to retrieve upper stage rockets.
Commercial Space, Earth, Satellites
17 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
Aurora Station will be the first luxury hotel in space. The station will be open for business in 2022.
Astronomy, ESO, Planetary Formation
13 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
New images from the European Southern Observatory show the stunning variety of discs of gas and dust that surround young stars.
Aeronautics, News, Satellites
9 Apr , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new company is developing a hybrid rocket-balloon system to launch microsatellites cheaply from high altitude.
Aurora, Solar Astronomy, sun
28 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Scientists are getting better at predicting colorful auroras here on Earth by closely watching the behavior of the Sun.
Astronomy, Comets, Solar System
22 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
70,000 years ago, Scholz’s Star visited our neighbourhood, and changed the trajectories of hundreds of objects in out Solar System.
Asteroids, Astronomy, NASA
12 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
NASA’s HAMMER (Hyper-velocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response) is a plan to protect us from asteroids, either with kinetic impactors, or with NUKES.
Astronomy, Juno Mission, Jupiter
9 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Each of Jupiter’s poles is a beautiful, geometric arrangement of Earth-sized cyclones. In the north, 8 storms surround one central storm, while on the south, 5 storms surround one in the center.
Astronomy, Hubble, Planetary Formation
The Hubble has detected a massive dust cloud 150 billion miles across around the young star HR 4796A.
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