Archive of 2013 June

30Jun2013

Name A Star – Is It Real?

Naming Your Star... Real or Rip-off? One of my many hats is as the President Emeritus of a public observatory - helping people discover the wonders of the night sky. Stars are becoming more popular than ever before and it's inc

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30Jun2013

Astronomers Discover Raw Material First Stars Made From.

Astronomers Discover Raw Material First Stars Made From Astronomers have detected the raw material for making the first stars in galaxies that formed when the Universe was just three billion years old - a quarter of its current age. (more…)

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30Jun2013

Voyager 1 At The ‘Final Frontier’

Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our ‘Solar Bubble.’ Data from Voyager 1, now more than 11 billion miles from the sun, suggest the spacecraft is closer to becoming the first human-made object to reach true  interstellar space.  (more…)

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30Jun2013

Russian Orders Obama “Come Clean On UFO’s Or We Will”

Russia Orders Obama: Tell World About Aliens, Or We Will. A stunning Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) report on Prime Minister Medvedev’s (photo above) agenda at the World Economic Forum (WEF) last February was dramatic! (more…)

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30Jun2013

Mystery Of Saturn’s Gigantic Storm Revealed

Mystery Behind Saturn's Gigantic Storm Revealed. Scientists have for the very first time managed to explain the behaviour of Saturn’s storms through the analysis of images sent from the Cassini space probe belonging to NASA and ESA. (more…)

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30Jun2013

And Now – Pay Pal Galactic!

And Now - Pay Pal Galactic!  PayPal has gathered together a team of scientists to address a question that science-fiction writers have been dealing with for decades: How will we handle money in outer space? (more…)

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30Jun2013

Help a Child Start in Astronomy, and Avoid the Pitfalls!

Help a Child Start a Hobby in Astronomy, and Avoid the Pitfalls! Getting young people in astronomy is vitally important in this day and age, more than ever because this is the space age. In this article  Thomas Ryan remembers how it was for him: (more…)

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29Jun2013

Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake

 Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake. A huge fragment of meteorite that slammed into Russia's Urals region in February was located on the bottom of Chebarkul Lake in the Chelyabinsk Region, a scientist said on Friday. (more…)

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29Jun2013

Man Of Steel – Book Giveaway

 Man Of Steel - Book & Novel Giveaway  Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman offers an intimate look at the reinvention of the world’s most iconic superhero. A collector's item for you to win this week. (more…)

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29Jun2013

Astro Boy Heads To Outer Space

Astro Boy lives! Japan To Send Astro Boy Robots Into Space Remember that anime called Astro Boy that used to air in the early 1990s? Well, a REAL robot that looks very much like the anime’s protagonist is all set to take his first steps in space. (more…)

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29Jun2013

Australian Team Maps Moon’s Hidden Craters

Australian Team Maps Moon's Hidden Craters. Australian scientists Tuesday said they had identified a possible 280 additional craters on the Moon, a finding they said could shed light on the history of the Earth's natural satellite. (more…)

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27Jun2013

The 80,000 Year Voyage to Alpha Centauri

The 80,000-Year Voyage to Alpha Centauri. With current propulsion technology only able to move spacecraft at 0.005% of the speed of light, a one-way trip to the nearest star system, Alpha Centauri, would take a long time! (more…)

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27Jun2013

Astronomers Find An Incredible Diamond Planet

Star Changes Into An Incredible Diamond Planet. Located about 4,000 light years away towards the Serpens (Serpent) constellation there is a small diamond planet that orbits so close to a pulsar that its gravity should really rip it apart. (more…)

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27Jun2013

Ten Cool Moon Facts

Ten Cool Moon Facts Think you know everything there is to know about the Moon? Think again! Here are 10 interesting facts about the Moon. Some you might already know, and some will be totally new to you. Enjoy! (more…)

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26Jun2013

Warp Drives Aren’t Just Science Fiction

Warp Drives Aren't Just Science Fiction  Astrophysicist Eric Davis is one of the leaders in the field of faster-than-light (FTL) space travel. Many theorists have put forward plans and ideas aligned with movies and books etc. (more…)

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26Jun2013

UFOs: The Observational Reality Supporting ET

 UFOs: The Observational Reality Supporting ET First I’d better define exactly what I mean by a UFO. To me, a bona-fide UFO is any UFO that remains a UFO after comprehensive investigation and analysis by qualified experts. (more…)

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