Archive of 2018

30Dec2018

Saturn is Losing its Rings Much Faster Than Expected

If you were to pick Saturn out of a lineup you'd probably recognize it by its iconic rings. They're the biggest, brightest rings in our solar system. Extending over 280,000 km from the planet; wide enough to fit 6 Earths in a row.

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28Dec2018

Most Incredible Pictures Yet Of The Martian Surface

NASA's Curiosity rover has been travelling to the lower part of Mount Sharp on Marian surface, and the rover just shared some colour images that provide us extraordinary sights of the bizarre rock formations on the Red Planet.

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28Dec2018

There’s Something Weird About New Horizons’ Next Target

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is probably best known for the high resolution photos of Pluto that it took back in 2015. But on January 1, New Horizons will fly past an object even more distant than Pluto called Ultima Thule. (more…)

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23Dec2018

Discover The Fascinating World of Astronomy For Your Child

 Are your kids curious about space and science? If they are, then as a parent, you need to participate actively in helping them learn astronomy. Here is a guide through some ways of teaching kids about the solar system. (more…)

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22Dec2018

2018 Xmas Telescope Raffle Winner Drawn

The raffle draw for the Dobsonian telescope package was made on Monday afternoon December 15. The first name drawn out from the many hundreds of entries was Victorian resident, Margot Brulotte. (more…)

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22Dec2018

Quantum Computers And Black Holes

The geometry of spacetime around a black hole behaves like a quantum computer, and it can encode photons with quantum messages, according to a new paper in the journal Annals of Physics. (more…)

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22Dec2018

Incredible Picture – Martian Ice Found!

Water on Mars is still an ongoing subject of deep interest, we have proof of existence of plenty of water ice adorning the Red Planet - and it looks astonishing, as new photos from the European Space Agency's Mars Express prove.

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16Dec2018

Branson: “Outer Space Is Virgin Territory””

Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 80km high above California’s Mojave Desert, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space. Space Tourism has arrived!

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16Dec2018

A 12-Day Outer Space Holiday Payable In Crypto Currency

The Orion Span project offers a holiday in the outer space package that accepts cryptocurrencies as payment. Holiday season is here! Some of you might become unexcited as you have run out of ideas to spend it. (more…)

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16Dec2018

The Australian Woman Defending Our Night Sky

When Sydney woman Marnie Ogg recently won the International Dark Sky Defender Award, she became one of only five people around the world, and the very first Australian, to be recognised for her work in preserving the night sky.

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14Dec2018

Gaming: An Enemy Or Ally Of Education?

91% of American children play video games, studies show. It’s safe to say they are heavily influenced by the media they consume, but gaming could be an optimal way of learning - about the vast, mysterious expanse of space, for example? (more…)

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12Dec2018

Adelaide Chosen To Host Australia’s Space Agency

Australia’s new space agency will be based in Adelaide, reinforcing South Australia as a hub for innovation and technology, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. Its a return perhaps to the 'good old days.' (more…)

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11Dec2018

Voyager-2 Has Entered Interstellar Space

Voyager 2 has exited the sun's magnetic bubble and entered interstellar space. Mission scientists announced the breakthrough earlier today at the American Geophysical Unionmeeting in Washington DC. (more…)

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10Dec2018

China’s Bold Mission To Land On Moon’s Far Side

China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land a spacecraft on the unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and the US.

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09Dec2018

Nasa Report Suggests All Female Crew For Mars

While several Nasa missions have involved mixed crews, a secret report by the space agency suggests that missions to Mars could be all-female to avoid astronauts copulating during 1.5-year journey.

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09Dec2018

Prophet’s Scary ‘Megaquake’ Xmas Warning

A maverick earthquake researcher who claims to have predicted some of the world's worst earthquakes by analysing the geometric positions of the sun, moon and various planets has issued a dire warning. [Here we go again!] (more…)

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