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Asteroid Impact Experiment Shows That Asteroids Could Have Brought Water To Earth

The origin of water is still a big mystery. A new experiment suggests that the Earth’s water could have come from asteroids that hit the planet during its early life.

Space April 26, 2018

Giant Collision Of 14 Young Galaxies 12 Billion Years Ago Shows Formation Of Galaxy Cluster In Early Universe

With advances to telescopes, scientists can now see further out into the universe, and now they have witnessed something from the beginning of the universe. Scientists got to see many young galaxies collide to form a megamerger.

Space April 27, 2018

Uranus Stinks: How Astronomers Determined Rotten Egg-Like Smell Of The Planet

Uranus’s stinking smell is caused by the concentrations of hydrogen sulfide in its atmosphere. However, researchers said humans should worry more about suffocation and exposure to extreme cold in future descent missions.

Space April 25, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Captures Nuclei Of Colliding Spiral Galaxies That Resemble Human Eyes

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope released a 48-minute clip of two galaxies in the process of colliding with each other. The footage showed the breathtaking moment where the center resembled a set of colorful human eyes.

Space April 25, 2018

Astronomers Weave The Largest 3D Map Of Milky Way Using Gaia Space Telescope

The Gaia spacecraft is releasing the biggest map of the Milky Way to date, containing information on nearly 2 billion stars. The DR2 data release could help shed light on mysteries of the universe.

Space April 26, 2018

Breathtaking GIF Shows Cosmic Snowstorm On The Surface Of Comet 67P

A Twitter user created a gif using raw data released by the European Space Agency showing footage of the surface of Comet 67P. This is the first footage of the surface of a comet.

Space April 25, 2018

Uranus Clouds Smell Like Rotten Eggs, We're Not Joking!

Does Uranus have 'ass-teroids' surrounding it? Probably not, but scientists now claim that clouds surrounding Uranus smell like fart and rotten eggs. We're not joking.

Space April 23, 2018

Gravity On Super Earth Planets May Be Preventing Alien Life From Visiting Earth

A new theory suggests that if life was possible on Super-Earth planets, gravity may be holding aliens back from leaving. The theory uses information that's already known about these planets to reach the conclusion.

Space May 7, 2018

WASP-104b Hot Jupiter Traps Nearly 99 Percent Of Light: What Is A Hot Jupiter And How Does It Form?

Exoplanet WASP-104b has been found and is currently considered the least reflective planet. According to researchers, the planet absorbs almost 99 percent of the light that goes in its direction.

Space April 24, 2018

TESS Hunts For Alien Worlds: Here’s What’s Next After NASA’s Successful Launch Of Exoplanet Mission

Members of the TESS mission shared what happens during the months after the satellites’ successful launch. They give their estimates on when is the first expected footage will be sent out from NASA’s Exoplanet Mission.

Space April 23, 2018

Mudcracks In Mars Confirm Existence Of Lakes That Likely Dried Up Billions Of Years Ago

Scientists confirmed that the mudcracks present in Mars’s surface could prove the existence of lakes that likely have dried up approximately 3.5 billion years ago. Images of the mudcracks were sent by the Curiosity rover in 2017.

Space April 23, 2018

The World's First Trillionaire Will Be The One Who Harnesses Space Mining

Space mining is the next trillion-dollar industry, and it will give rise to the world's first trillionaire, said Goldman Sachs. The renowned investment bank is not the only supporter of asteroid mining, though.

Space April 23, 2018

Saturn May Have Helped Create Planet Jupiter's Galilean Moons

Computer simulations showed how Jupiter's largest moons were formed. Researchers found that the gas giant's neighboring planet, Saturn, had a key role in the formation of the Galilean satellites.

Space April 21, 2018

Orbital ATK OmegA Vying For US Air Force Funding: Can It Compete With SpaceX And Others?

OmegA is Orbital ATK’s proposed rocket for the U.S. Air Force’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. It’s competing with big names for funding, including SpaceX, Blue Origin, and others.

Space April 21, 2018

Hubble Celebrates Stellar Anniversary: Highlights Of The Space Telescope's 28 Years Of Exploration

Before the Hubble Space Telescope was launched in 1990, astronomers haven't observed planets beyond the solar system. Now, Hubble is helping astronomers on the planet hunt that has since discovered more than 3,000 extrasolar planets.

Space April 21, 2018

Dark Matter Could Be Primordial Black Holes That Were Formed Right After The Universe Was Born

Is dark matter composed of ancient black holes nearly as old as the universe? Researchers ran computer simulations in the hope of finding evidence of primordial black holes in dwarf galaxies halos, where much of dark matter is located

Space April 21, 2018

NASA Sending Spacecraft To Study The Interior Of Mars And Detect Marsquakes

Seismic activity has never been detected on Mars but NASA hopes to change that with its new probe. NASA's InSight is set to study the interior of Mars once it lands on the planet in late November.

Space April 20, 2018

A 'Rare' Green Moon To Appear On 4/20? Sorry Social Media Hoaxed Us Again!

A social media hoax has been disputed, much to the dismay of 4/20 celebrators. A 'green moon' was supposed to appear in the night sky on the same day as the unofficial National Weed Day.

Space April 20, 2018

NASA Will Start Construction On Lunar Space Station In 2019

NASA revealed that it is ready to go back into space. The agency will be starting construction on a vehicle that would serve as a bridge between Mars and the moon.

Space April 20, 2018

Senate Confirms Jim Bridenstine As NASA Administrator 7 Months After Appointment

The U.S. space agency has welcomed a new administrator after Senate has approved Rep. Jim Bridenstine’s appointment on April 20. Bridenstine has a controversial stand on climate change.

Space April 20, 2018

NASA To Discuss New Experiment On Kilopower Nuclear Reactor Power System Designed For Space Missions

NASA invited the press to a conference where they will be discussing its most recent experiment that involved a new nuclear power reactor essential for the slated Moon and Mars missions.

Space April 19, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope Celebrates 28th Anniversary With Stunning Lagoon Nebula Photo

The Hubble Space Telescope is celebrating its 28th year in 2018. To commemorate the milestone, NASA released images of the Lagoon Nebula showing a massive exploding star called Hershel 36.

Space April 19, 2018

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Use 'Giant Party Balloon' To Bring An Upper Stage Back

Elon Musk says that SpaceX will be using a 'giant party balloon' to bring back the upper stage of the rocket back. SpaceX is known for being able to reuse parts of its rockets.

Space April 19, 2018

Merging Black Holes And Stellar Winds Slow Down Star Formation In Butterfly Galaxy

The butterfly-shaped galaxy NGC 6240 sees intense star formation with the merging of the two supermassive black holes at its center. Researchers found what powers down its ability to form new stars.

Space April 19, 2018

New Theory Suggests Violent History Behind The Creation Of Mars’s Two Moons

Phobos and Deimos may have formed following a collision between Mars and an object the size of asteroid Ceres. A new model suggests ejecta from the event lead to the creation of the two moons.

Space April 20, 2018

Diamonds In Sudan Meteorite Are From A Protoplanet: How Are Space Diamonds Similar With Those From Earth’s Surface?

The diamonds in meteorites that crashed in Sudan were compelling evidence of a lost planet billion years ago, according to a new study. Analysis of its composition revealed that it is similar to how diamonds are formed on Earth.

Space April 19, 2018

SpaceX Takes Off With NASA Planet-Hunter TESS: How Is TESS Different From Kepler Telescope?

NASA has launched the TESS telescope on April 18 aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9. TESS is set out to focus on some 200,000 stars in search for exoplanets capable of sustaining life.

Space April 19, 2018

This NASA Photo Proves That The Moon Landing Was Fake, Conspiracy Theorist Says

An archived NASA photo allegedly shows evidence that the moon landing was fake. According to a conspiracy theorist, the boulders in the background are not simple rocks but are actually something else.

Space April 19, 2018

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Will Be Using More Than 100 3D Printed Parts, A First For A Manned Mission

3D printers will soon be used for everything. NASA is now using 3d printed parts for its Orion spacecraft. NASA will 3d print more than 100 parts for the space mission.

Space April 18, 2018

Milky Way Stars's DNA May Help Astronomers Find Sun's Siblings

Stars have DNA, which can help astronomers search for the sun's long-lost siblings. The GALAH survey matches the DNA between stars to find their missing brothers and sisters.

Space April 18, 2018

Space Diamonds Found More Than A Decade Ago Were Formed Inside Of Long-Lost Planet

Tiny diamonds from a meteorite that crashed on Earth a decade ago originated from a long lost planet. A new study determined where the space diamonds came from.

Space April 18, 2018

SpaceX Rocket To Mars Will Be Built In Los Angeles: Where, Exactly?

SpaceX received approval from Mayor Eric Garcetti to build the BFR, the spacecraft to send humans to Mars, in Los Angeles. Where in the crowded city will SpaceX build a rocket that will be taller than the Statue of Liberty?

Space April 17, 2018

NASA And SpaceX Postpone Launch Of Exoplanet-Hunting TESS

SpaceX announced that it needed to perform further analysis on TESS, thereby postponing its launch to April 18. NASA assured that the spacecraft remains ready for takeoff on its new scheduled date.

Space April 17, 2018

An Asteroid The Size Of A Football Field Just Sailed Past Earth And No One Noticed Until After It Passed By

Earth was caught by surprise after a football-field-sized asteroid skimmed the planet. It was not detected until hours after it had passed by Earth.

Space April 17, 2018

NASA Wants To Develop A Galactic Positioning System So That Astronauts Don't Get Lost Navigating Space

To avoid astronauts and ships getting lost in space NASA wants to develop a galactic positioning system. This would also allow space probes to be maneuvered from Earth.

Space April 17, 2018

The Most Likely Places In Space That Might Have Alien Life

Although we have not found alien life yet, there are planets and moons that could sustain life outside Earth. Here are 20 places in space where there could likely be extraterrestrial life.

Space April 25, 2018

Expert Predicts Space War Looms And Will Start With Space Satellites Attack

A space war expert envisioned a conflict happening in space in the immediate future. He said it had become a possibility because of the advanced technology available to men at present.

Space April 16, 2018

Jeff Bezos-Owned Blue Origin To Receive Funding From US Military

Blue Origin is expanding its space tourism plans to accommodate military missions. Along with SpaceX, United Launch Alliance, and Orbital ATK, it’s one of the companies on track to receive Air Force funding.

Space April 16, 2018

Lyrids To Light Up April Skies, How To View The Oldest Meteor Shower?

Lyrids meteor shower, the oldest known meteor shower, has been around for 2,700 years. Between April 16 and 25, it will pass by the Earth and streak the sky with bright shooting stars.

Space April 15, 2018

Venus To Be Visible In The Night Sky Throughout April: Here’s How To Watch

Venus will shine brighter than usual all throughout this month. Make sure your binoculars are ready — check out this nightwatch guide to know when to get spectacular views.

Space April 16, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 To Launch NASA's New Planet-Hunting Spacecraft TESS

SpaceX and NASA announced the details of the April 16 launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The TESS will be on a two-year mission to scan the skies and find planets outside the Earth's solar system.

Space April 14, 2018

Space Agriculture: Dwarf Wheat Grows At The ISS With Advanced Plant Habitat

NASA showed a time lapse video of how crops thrive at the International Space Station. The Advanced Plant Habitat, the largest growth chamber aboard the orbiting space laboratory, is growing various crops to know which ones will survive in space.

Space April 14, 2018

Nobody Is Sure What This Feature On Mars Could Be: Is It A Crater Or A Supervolcano?

New images of the geological feature on Mars called Ismenia Patera have been released, which added mystery to the origin of the feature. Scientists are trying to figure out how it came to be.

Space April 13, 2018

HP Envy ISS Printer Becomes First Model To Be Launched To Space

Two HP Envy ISS printers were included in cargo sent to space on April 2 aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The model is the first of its kind designed to meet the challenge of a zero-gravity environment.

Space April 13, 2018

Russia Also Planning To Send Humans To The Moon

Russia confirms it plans to send humans to the moon and subsequently build a lunar space station there. The space race for the modern era, with heavyweight players the likes of SpaceX, seems to be in high gear.

Space April 14, 2018

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