Science

The Moon was Pummeled Even Harder by Asteroids Than it Looks

The Moon's pitted surface tells a tale of repeated impacts over a long period of time. While Earth's active geology…

1 week ago

Cosmic Rays Erode Away All But the Largest Interstellar Objects

So far we know of only two interstellar objects (ISO) to visit our Solar System. They are 'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov.…

2 weeks ago

There are Natural Features on Mars That Could Serve as Radiation Shelters

Mars is bombarded with radiation. Without a protective magnetic shield and a thick atmosphere like Earth's, radiation from space has…

3 weeks ago

Astronomy and Geophysics is Rife With Bullying and Harassment

A new survey conducted by the Royal Astronomical Society has shown that the fields of astronomy and geophysics also suffer…

2 months ago

The Largest Rotating Objects in the Universe: Galactic Filaments Hundreds of Millions of Light-Years Long

We've known for a while about the large-scale structure of the Universe. Galaxies reside in filaments hundreds of millions of…

3 months ago

The Universe is Constantly Bathing you in Radiation. Incredibly, This Could be Used for Medical Diagnosis

Walk into any modern hospital, and you'll find a medical imaging department. Medical imaging uses x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),…

4 months ago

New Technique to Search for Life, Whether or not it’s Similar to Earth Life

A new tool for measuring the complexity of molecules is able to identify those that must have formed in the…

4 months ago

Tree Rings Reveal 1,000 Years of Solar Activity

The Sun has a lot of rhythm and goes through different cycles of activity. The most well-known cycle might be…

8 months ago

It Took 50 Nights of Observations to Capture New Data on the Magellanic Clouds

The Magellanic Clouds are two of our closest neighbours, in galactic terms. The pair of irregular dwarf galaxies were drawn…

10 months ago

One of the Building Blocks of Life Can Form in the Harsh Environment of Deep Space Itself. No Star Required

In many ways, stars are the engines of creation. Their energy drives a whole host of processes necessary for life.…

10 months ago