Alien Artifacts Could Be Hidden Across the Solar System. Here’s how we Could Search for Them.

Do aliens exist? Almost certainly. The universe is vast and ancient, and our corner of it is not particularly special.…

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Galileo Sunspot Sketches Versus Modern ‘Deep Learning’ AI

A new study turns modern 'deep learning' techniques on Galileo's early sketches of the Sun.

1 year ago

Review: Galileo and the Science Deniers by Mario Livio

So, you think you know Galileo? A new book out from Simon and Schuster publishing looks at the life and…

2 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout: October 23, 2019 – Aileen Yingst: Space Geologist

Hosts: Fraser Cain ( / @fcain) Dave Dickinson ( / @astroguyz) Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( / @AstroKimCartier ) Veranika Klimovich…

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Searching For The Red Edge: How The Earth’s Forests Are Telling The Aliens Where We Live

People are always worried that alien civilizations will detect the transmissions from our old radio shows and television broadcasts, and…

3 years ago

What’s That Bright Star in the Sky?

What's that bright light in the sky? How come I never noticed it before? That's not a star at all,…

6 years ago

The Moon Occults Jupiter This Weekend

The Moon makes a close pass near Jupiter this weekend and occults it for observers in the southern Indian Ocean…

6 years ago

What Is The Geocentric Model Of The Universe?

The geocentric model of the universe, in which the Sun, planets and stars revolved around the Earth, was the accepted…

7 years ago

Who Was Galileo Galilei?

When it comes to scientists who revolutionized the way we think of the universe, few names stand out like Galileo…

7 years ago

What Did Galileo Invent?

Galileo is considered one of the greatest astronomers of all time. His discovery of Jupiter's major moons (Io, Europa, Ganymede…

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