Post by: Matt Williams
Missions, NASA, Venus
4 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
NASA recently partnered with the Boulder-based drone company Black Swift to create an unmanned aerial system to explore Venus’ cloud tops for signs of life.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
A team of international astronomers recently captured the first image of a newly-formed planet, which will allow astronomers to test models of planetary formation
2 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of astronomers from Australia and Turkey has determined that space is filled with immense amounts of grease-like molecules.
1 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
In response to the report issued by an Independent Review Board, NASA has decided to delay the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to 2021.
30 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using data from ground-based observatories and the Hubble space telescope, an international team of scientists found evidence that ‘Oumuamua is an interstellar comet after all.
Asteroids, Astronomy, Hubble
29 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
While observing a distant galaxy cluster, an image taken by Hubble was photobombed by 22 previously undetected asteroids.
Cassini, Enceladus, Extraterrestrial
According to the last study based on Cassini data, complex organic molecules exist within Enceladus and are being released through its plumes.
International Space Station, Space Junk
28 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
The RemoveDebris satellite, a spacecraft designed to remove junk from orbit, recently deployed from the ISS to begin demonstrating its capabilities.
Astronomy, Cassini, Titan
27 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study led by researchers from John Hopkins University tackles the question of where Titan’s mysterious sand dunes come from.
26 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a recent study, a team of international astronomers used the gravitational lensing technique to study the most distant individual star ever observed.
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