Astronomy, Black Holes
2 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study from a team of astronomers from Northwestern University indicates that molecules could be born within the outflows created by supermassive black holes.
Astronomy, milky way, Stars
1 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a new study by a team of Spanish researchers, the oldest star in the Milky Way may have finally been discovered
Curiosity, Mars, Mars Science Laboratory
The Curiosity rover recently reached another milestone, having spent over 2000 days on Mars. In this time, it has revealed some amazing things about the history of the Red Planet.
31 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Here are some lovely photographs that were taken of the “Super Blue Moon”, which appeared in the early-morning sky today!
Earth Observation, NASA, Satellites
31 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
NASA has confirmed that their missing IMAGE satellite was indeed located by an amateur astronomer in Canada. But re-establishing contact with the long-lost satellite will be a demanding technical challenge.
Astronauts, Space Exploration, Space Exploration Technologies
30 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Researchers at Penn State are developing methods of turning human waste into food. And microbes, not plants, would provide the food.
30 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new animation released by NASA’s Earth Observatory illustrates how ongoing drought is diminishing Cape Town’s water supply.
Astrobiology, Guide to Space
30 Jan , 2018 by Fraser Cain
When astronomers scan the atmospheres of other worlds, they’ll be looking for gases to confirm that yes, indeed, there’s life there. It turns out, this is actually pretty tough.
Thanks to the efforts of an amateur astronomer, the star cluster that was recently revealed by Gaia mission is now visible for all to see!
Astronomy, milky way, Radio Astronomy
29 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis for further study of the Milky Way for years to come.
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