Post by: Matt Williams
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
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
Astronomy, Gravitational Waves
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
For the first time, a team of researchers have managed to recreate gamma ray bursts (GRBs) in the lab, opening new venues for research into cosmic phenomena
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA
17 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The James Webb Space Telescope just emerged from 3 months of vacuum-chamber testing, another milestone on the road towards its deployment next year
Asteroids, Commercial Space
With the deployment of the Arkyd-6 spacecraft, Planetary Resources just took a major step towards making asteroid mining a reality
China, Space Junk
16 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of Chinese researchers considers whether a space-based laser station would be a good way to remove space junk
A series of possibly “skylights” have been spotted in the Moon’s norther polar region, offering possibilities for future exploration and maybe even a lunar base someday.
13 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A recent study based on data from multiple orbiters indicates that Mars has multiple sheets of subsurface ice, and they run deep!
Astronomy, Black Holes
12 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a recent study by an international team of researchers, scientists now know why rapidly-spinning black holes blast out jets of charged particles.
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