23 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
Members of Project Lyra recently published a study advocating a mission to `Oumuamua, the first interstellar asteroid discovered to date.
22 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by Arjun Berera, of the University of Edinburgh, has indicated that space dust may be a possible mechanism for panspermia
21 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by Professor Claudius Gros – who proposed The Genesis Project – indicates how magnetic sails could be used to brake an interstellar mission.
Asteroids, Astronomy, ESO
20 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of international researchers shows that the interstellar asteroid `Oumuamua is pretty odd in terms of its appearance
Astronomy, Guide to Space
20 Nov , 2017 by Tammy Plotner
Located in the Virgo constellation, roughly 55 million light-years from Earth, is the elliptical galaxy known as Messier 60 (or NGC 4649).
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Spitzer
17 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by scientists at NASA JPL has revealed that 55 Cancri e is not a lava planet after all, but actually has a thick, Earth-like atmosphere.
Astronomy, Constellation, Guide to Space
17 Nov , 2017 by Tammy Plotner
The northern constellation of Delphinus, located near the celestial equator, is one of the original 48 constellations compiled by Ptolemy
Astronomy, James Webb Space Telescope, News
In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once its deployed
Astronomy, ESO, Extrasolar Planets
15 Nov , 2017 by Matt Williams
The ESO has announced the discovery of an exoplanet around a nearby “quiet” red dwarf star, which makes it more likely to be habitable
10 Nov , 2017 by Tammy Plotner
Located in the northern hemisphere is the Cygnus constellation, one of the 48 constellations identified by Ptolemy and one of the 88 recognized by the IAU today.
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