Post by: Matt Williams
Astronomy, Guide to Space, Solar System
12 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Contrary to what was once believed, the Solar System is home to hundreds of moons. Beyond Earth, there are many natural satellites orbiting the gas giants, dwarf planets, and even some asteroids!
Asteroids, Astronomy, Missions
10 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start sending spacecraft there on a regular basis?
Between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, at a distance of between 1.2 and 2.2 AUs from Earth, lies the Solar System’s Main Asteroid Belt
Astronomy, Extraterrestrial, Kepler Mission, News
9 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Almost a year later after it was first noticed, the mystery of Tabby’s Star and its unusual dimming continues to confound and bewilder astronomers
8 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
At ICEP 2016, researchers from CERN presented the latest results from the LHC, which showed that there is no evidence of a new particle just yet!
Astronomy, Moon, News, Satellites
5 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
In a recent announcement, North Korea announced that it plans to launch more satellites in the coming years, and even mount a mission to the Moon!
Astronomy, News, Observatories
4 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
A new poll has shown that opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope – which was originally scheduled to be built on Mauna Kea, Hawaii – has dimished
Astronomy, Exoplanets, Kepler Mission, News
An international team of scientists recently released a study that shows which of the Kepler exoplanets candidates are most like Earth
Astronomy, Guide to Space
3 Aug , 2016 by Matt Williams
Though it is not considered as such, Mercury is actually a viable candidate for colonization – if you can get around the extreme conditions!
Astronomy, News, Stellar Evolution, supernova
By examining faint radio emissions from a local supernova remnant, astronomers are learning more about how stars behave before they explode
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