Astronomy

Russia Just Launched a New Science Module to the Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is about to get a little bigger. On July 21, the Russian Space Agency launched…

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The Moon has Been Mildly Preventing Coastal Erosion, in the 2030s, That Protection Ends

According to a new study, the Moon will be entering an orbital phase by the mid-2030s, which will drastically affect…

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Good News! NASA Announces that they have Fixed Hubble!

NASA has announced that after more than a month of troubleshooting, the Hubble Space Telescope is operational once more!

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Volcanic Activity on Venus Could Explain Phosphine

Ever since the announcement last September that astronomers found evidence of phosphine in the clouds of Venus, the planet has…

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Where can we find a fifth force of nature?

We know of four fundamental forces of nature, with no signs of a fifth. But dark matter and dark energy…

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We Need to Fix Space Junk Before It’s Too Late

As of 2020, there were over 19,000 pieces of individually tracked space junk in orbit above the Earth. Of those,…

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WIMPS vs. Axions: What is dark matter?

Dark matter rules every galaxy. But what exactly is it? Astronomers believe it to be some kind of new, exotic…

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Is the Universe a Fractal?

We find examples of fractals everywhere in nature. Tree branches, snowflakes, river deltas, cloud formations, and more. So it's natural…

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Don’t Be Surprised if EmDrive Experiments Never Work

Every few years the "EmDrive", a proposed method of generating rocket thrust without any exhaust, hits the news. Each time,…

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Shanghai is About to Open the World’s Largest Astronomy Museum

The Shanghai Astronomy Museum, the largest museum in the world dedicated solely to the study of the cosmos, will open…

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