Post by: Matt Williams
Astronomy, Planet 9
31 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a new study led by the Lowell Observatory, a team of researchers indicate how the next-generation Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) could find the elusive Planet 9 (Planet X)
An international team of scientists recently created a unified model that shows what happens when stars are consumed by a Supermassive Black Hole.
Commercial Space, Virgin Galactic
30 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Virgin Galactic recently conducted its second successful powered test flight of the VSS Unity, bringing the company one step closer to its goal of space tourism.
Launches, NASA, News
29 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Footage obtained from Bill Ingall’s melted camera shows exactly how flames triggered by the launch it was covering consumed the camera
Astronomy, Brown Dwarf, Pulsars
A team of Canadian astronomers viewed an eclipsing binary pulsar and used the gas as an “interstellar lens” to capture the most high-resolution observations of a pulsar ever.
New Horizons, Pluto
A new study conducted by researchers from the Southwest Research Institute indicates that Pluto could have formed from a billion comets
Astronomy, Missions, sun
25 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Two upcoming missions – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and the ESA’s Solar Orbiter – will get closer to the Sun than ever before in the hopes of unlocking its secrets.
24 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
After conducting their own tests on the EM Drive, a team from UT Dresden reported that any thrust coming from the engine might be due to interaction with Earth’s magnetic field.
23 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a pair of astronomers has indicated that near Jupiter, there is an interstellar asteroid that has been there since the early days of the Solar System.
Astronomy, Herschel Space Telescope
A team of astronomers, using the Herschel Observatory, recently observed a series of laser emissions coming from the ant nebula.
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