Post by: Evan Gough
16 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
Russian scientists say design work has already begun on missiles designed to destroy incoming asteroids.
Enceladus, History, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mars, NASA, News, Solar System, Space Tourism
12 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
These beautiful, retro-style posters from NASA recall the glory days of space tourism. That haven’t happened yet.
Astronomy, Brown Dwarf, Exoplanets, News, Science
11 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
A massive rogue planet has been discovered in the Beta Pictoris moving group.
Black Holes, News, Physics
The discovery of gravitational waves generated by the collision of two massive black holes could revolutionize our understanding of the universe.
Cosmology, galaxies, News, Radio Astronomy
10 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
The discovery of hundreds of galaxies, hidden from view behind the Milky Way, help shed light on the nature of The Great Attractor.
Exoplanets, Kepler Mission, News, Planetary Formation
Astrophysicists using the Kepler Spacecraft have discovered the largest rocky planet yet: BD+20594b is 16 times as massive as Earth.
Earth, Jupiter, News, Solar System
5 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
Far from being a deflector shield that protected Earth from comets, a new study shows that Jupiter may have directed planetesimals, with their payload of life-friendly chemicals, into Earth itself.
Earth, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission, News
How habitable would Earth look from a distant point in the Milky Way? As it turns out, there’s only an 82% chance of habitability.
4 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
This image of a jet of material streaming out of a black hole 900 million light years from Earth, required 16 telescopes working together to capture.
China, Moon, News, Space Exploration
3 Feb , 2016 by Evan Gough
China has released hundreds of photos from Chang’e 3 lunar lander and Yutu rover.
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