Archive of 2018 June

16Jun2018

A Dust Storm Is Engulfing Mars & Situation Is Bleak

Mars is not a friendly place to be right now, especially if you're an aging solar-powered rover. NASA says a global dust storm is forming. The storm is now about 10 billion acres in size. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Alpha Centauri System Could Have Favourable Conditions For Life

The search for habitable exoplanets spans far and wide, pushing the limits of what our modern telescopes are capable of. But rest assured that we aren’t ignoring what’s in our own backyard. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Astronomers Discover Six New Galaxies That Have No Stars

Dark galaxy is a hypothetical object of galactic dimensions that contains very little or does not contain stars. This discovery changes the entire ballgame. How can this exist? (more…)

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10Jun2018

Solar System Found Full of Rocky Earth-Size Planets

  Researchers in Spain have found some points of interest in our search for second Earths: the team just released a new study examining two solar systems they've uncovered. (more…)

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10Jun2018

SpaceX Plans Massive Upgrade To Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX has massive plans in play to bolster its operations at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. A new facility  to provide jobs and an economic boost to the Space Coast. (more…)

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10Jun2018

NASA Announcement – Amazing Find On Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected background levels of methane in the atmosphere of Mars, and these concentrations seem to go up in the summer and down in the winter, according to new research. (more…)

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10Jun2018

Our Days Are Getting Longer Thanks To The Moon

IF YOU’RE sitting at work reading this thinking it’s been a long day, you’re closer to the truth than you realise. Because slowly but surely, our days are getting longer. (more…)

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07Jun2018

Exciting Ways to Host a Successful Star Party

When is the last time your kids had fun outside aside from camping?  A star party is an exciting way to get your kids to learn more about astronomy as well as interact with other kids while at it. (more…)

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04Jun2018

What Sign Are You?

So, You Think You Know Your Star Sign? Every year the Sun passes in front of the most famous constellations in the sky: Scorpius, Pisces, Virgo, Leo. (more…)

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04Jun2018

Teaching Kids About Stars

When teaching children about stars, make your lessons  interactive as possible. Astronomy book courses aren't enough to do the job. (more…)

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03Jun2018

Space Force? Create A “Space Guard” Instead

As the White House and Congress debate whether to establish a “Space Force” within the Defense Department, some believe a more effective approach is to develop an organization analogous to the Coast Guard. (more…)

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03Jun2018

The Fastest Astronomy Supercomputer Comes Online in Japan

The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has started up the world's fastest supercomputer for astronomy to simulate phenomena that cannot be observed by telescope. (more…)

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03Jun2018

Why Pluto Is Still A Planet Among Hundreds More Out There

The chief scientist on NASA’s New Horizons mission has renewed his criticism of astronomers who voted to remove Pluto’s status as a planet. (more…)

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03Jun2018

Pluto May Have Formed from 1 Billion Comets

At its heart, Pluto may be a gigantic comet. Researchers have a new theory about the dwarf planet's origins after taking a close look at Sputnik Planitia, Pluto's  vast nitrogen-ice glacier. (more…)

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02Jun2018

Australia Doesn’t Exist And People There Are Paid NASA Actors

There are a growing number of people who seem to think the world is, in fact, flat. But it gets better. They also insist that Australia is actually just one big hoax. (more…)

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02Jun2018

Cosmic Collision Lights Up The Darkness

Though it resembles a peaceful rose swirling in the darkness of the cosmos, NGC 3256 is actually the site of a violent clash. This distorted galaxy is the relic of a collision. (more…)

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