interstellar space

There Should Be More Iron In Space. Why Can’t We See It?

Iron is one of the most abundant elements in the Universe, along with lighter elements like hydrogen, oxygen, and carbon.…

1 year ago

How Big Would a Generation Ship Need to be to Keep a Crew of 500 Alive for the Journey to Another Star?

In their latest in a series of studies concerning generation ships, the team addresses how large the ship would need…

2 years ago

Finally! Voyager 2 is Now in Interstellar Space

The Voyager 2 recently crossed the outer boundary of the heliosphere, where it joins the Voyager 1 spacecraft in interstellar…

2 years ago

Astronomers Have Found Grease in Space

A new study by a team of astronomers from Australia and Turkey has determined that space is filled with immense…

2 years ago

How Much Stuff is in a Light Year?

Determining how much stuff is a single light year is daunting, considering how big the Milky Way is. But doing…

3 years ago

One of the Milky Way’s Arms Might Encircle the Entire Galaxy

Given that our Solar System sits inside the Milky Way Galaxy, getting a clear picture of what it looks like…

6 years ago

Voyager 1 Hears Sun Echoes Far Away, In Interstellar Space

Wow! Even from interstellar space, the plucky Voyager 1 can still listen in to activities from our Sun. Whenever the…

6 years ago

Hoping Aliens are Hipsters Who Enjoy Vinyl

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive JPL's venerable Ed Stone, the Project Scientist for the Voyager…

7 years ago

10 Historic Moments in Voyager’s Journey to Interstellar Space

Yesterday, NASA announced that as of August 2012, Voyager 1 is in a new frontier to humanity: interstellar space. Our…

7 years ago

Listen to the Sounds of Interstellar Space, Recorded by Voyager 1

Voyager 1 was able to record the sounds of interstellar space. This helped the Voyager science team calculate the density…

7 years ago