Archive of 2015 May

31May2015

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of First US Spacewalk

Famous Hollywood actor Jon Cryer has given his voice to a new NASA film celebrating 50th anniversary of the first spacewalk by a US astronaut. It was a remarkable achievement for the USA. (more…)

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31May2015

Silly Reason Chinese Aren’t Allowed On The Space Station

Geopolitics can be child’s play, literally. What else describes the did-not! did-too! brawl resulting when one country crosses another country’s invisible line in the playroom that is the South China Sea? (more…)

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31May2015

Astronomers Spot Huge Lava Lake on Io

Scientists analyzing high-resolution images from the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona have discovered an enormous lava lake on Io, Jupiter’s fifth moon and the third largest. (more…)

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31May2015

Most Conspiracy Theorists Believe Anything You Tell Them

  NASA faked the moon landings, HIV was made by the government, and Elvis ain’t dead.What is a conspiracy theory, why do people believe in them, and why do they tend to proliferate? (more…)

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31May2015

James Webb Space T/scope To Go 13.5 Billion Years Back In Time

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will eventually provide amazing space images and look far back into time. For now, it's under construction in Redondo Beach. (more…)

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29May2015

Hey…Wanna Piece Of Space History?

  Invaluable, the world's premier on-line auction marketplace are having a huge sale of memorabilia,and some cool space stuff is included! For any space buffs like me this is a must see auction. (more…)

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28May2015

NASA Thought Sally Ride Needed 100 Tampons For 1 Week

Sally Ride - physicist, first American woman in space, and heroine of my youth — would have just turned 64 last week. Ride's accomplishments were extraordinary, inspiring a generation. (more…)

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28May2015

We Might Have Major Problems Making Space Babies

The most exciting next(ish) step in space exploration is surely to set up a human colony on Mars (or maybe Venus). Plenty of people are interested in a one-way ticket. It's past speculation! (more…)

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28May2015

What Are Black Holes?

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong gravitational attraction that even light cannot escape from their grasp. (more…)

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28May2015

Hawking: Aliens “Almost Certain” & Could Invade Earth

After three years working on a new television series for the Discovery Channel, Stephen Hawking concludes that aliens are "almost certain to exist" and could even be dangerous. (more…)

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27May2015

Advanced Alien Civilizations Possible In 50 Galaxies

Advanced alien life is possible in 50 galaxies, astronomers have said, after finding they are emitting unusually high levels of radiation. Its an indicator something interesting is going on. (more…)

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27May2015

Australia’s Role In New Era Of Astronomy

Australian scientists are making technological leaps in the search for the last missing piece of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, gravitational waves, one of cosmology's biggest mysteries. (more…)

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27May2015

Who Actually Named Pluto?

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will finally reveal Pluto this year, and while its place in the public’s heart was cemented long ago, the planet’s seemingly perfect name wasn’t always the clear choice. (more…)

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24May2015

Brightest Galaxy In Universe Equal To 300 Trillion Suns

Astrophysicists have discovered a remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns. Known as WISE J224607.57-052635.0, it is the most luminous galaxy to ever be discovered. (more&hell

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23May2015

Unexplained “Trumpet” Sound From The Sky Heard World-Wide

Now, here is a mystery for you to solve. People world-wide have reported hearing a very peculiar "trumpet" sound emanating from the sky. The sound has not only caused alarm , but fear as well. (more…)

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23May2015

Why Does Earth Only Have One Moon?

Pluto is 1/6th the size of Earth, but it has 5 moons. Jupiter has 67. Why does the Earth have just one moon? One way of categorizing the planets of our solar system is to divide them. (more…)

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