Post by: Evan Gough
Astronomy, Comets, Rosetta
8 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new study from scientists with France’s CNRS explains how comets like 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko acquire and retain their multi-lobed shapes.
Astronomy, Stellar Evolution, X-Ray Astronomy
7 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Two stars are caught in a unique relationship. The larger red giant star sheds material which its companion neutron star consumes, producing x-rays as a result.
Astronauts, Space Exploration, Space Exploration Technologies
6 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
The ESA is working on artificially intelligent robots that could be controlled from a distance by astronauts. The pair could work as a team to accomplish maintenance and other tasks on future planetary missions.
Earth, Space Exploration, SpaceX
28 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Is Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space a biological threat to life on other worlds, a back-up for life on Earth, or a harmless bauble?
Astronomy, Solar Astronomy, sun
26 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
SOHO is celebrating a huge milestone, and one it was never intended to meet: it has now observed one complete, 22-year cycle in the life of the Sun.
Astronauts, esa, Space Exploration Technologies
23 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
The microgravity in space makes astronauts’ spines to elongate, causing back pain. A new SkinSuit being developed by the European Space Agency gives astronauts some relief.
Astronomy, Observatories, supernova
21 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Astronomers with the Dark Energy Survey have discovered the most distant and ancient supernova yet: a rare Super Luminous Supernova about 10.5 billion light years away.
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Extraterrestrial
Scientists at Arizona State University wanted to find out what peoples’ reactions would be to the announcement of the discovery of alien life. The result? We’re mostly looking forward to it.
Astronomy, Hubble, Neptune
19 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
Hubble images track the demise of an enormous storm in Neptune’s atmosphere. Rather that expiring in a flash of atmospheric glory, the storm is slowly just fading away.
Astrophotos, Observing, SpaceX
16 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
An award-winning astrophotographer in California has captured images of the Tesla Roadster and its driver “Starman” speeding through space.
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