Hydrogen

A Mars Colony Could be a Hydrogen Factory, Providing Propellant for the Inner Solar System

There are lots of potential uses for a Mars colony.  It could be a research outpost, mining colony, or even…

1 month ago

White Dwarfs can Continue Burning Hydrogen, Even After They’re Dead

White dwarfs are supposed to be dead remnants of stars, doomed to simply fade away into the background. But new…

3 months ago

Worlds With Hydrogen in Their Atmospheres Could Be the Perfect Place to Search for Life

We're waiting patiently for telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope to see first light, and one of the reasons…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 513: Stellar Fusion

The Sun. It's a big ball of fire, right? Apparently not. In fact, what's going on inside of the Sun…

3 years ago

Not all the Earth’s Water Came From Comets

We have comets and asteroids to thank for Earth's water, according to the most widely-held theory among scientists. But it's…

3 years ago

Spectrum of Antimatter Observed for First Time

A new study by CERN researchers has led to the first spectral information of antimatter ever, giving further confirmation to…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – November 4, 2016: Mars and Where to Land on it with Dr. Matt Golombek

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Matt Golombek, Senior Research Scientist at the JPL; Mars Exploration Rover Project Scientist;…

5 years ago

Who Discovered Helium?

In addition to its many commercial and scientific uses, helium is one of the most plentiful elements in our universe,…

6 years ago

What is the Life Cycle Of The Sun?

Like all stars, our Sun has a life-cycle that began with its birth (4.57 billion years ago) and will end…

6 years ago

Why Do Red Dwarfs Live So Long?

While our Sun will only survive for about 5 billion more years, smaller, cooler red dwarfs can last for trillions…

6 years ago