Saturday, December 4, 2021

Space

Latest Results from Cosmic Microwave Background Measurements

The universe was created about 13.8 billion years ago in a blaze of light: the big bang. Roughly 380,000 years later, after matter (mostly...

Habitability on Mars Limited by Its Small Size, Isotope Study Suggests

Habitability on Mars may be limited because it is too small to hold onto large amounts of water, new research from Washington University in...

Hubble Detects a Dangerous Dance

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features two interacting galaxies that are so intertwined that have a collective name — Arp 91. Their delicate...

Rocks on Floor of Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Signs of Sustained Interactions With Water

Since the Perseverance rover landed in Jezero Crater on Mars in February, the rover and its team of scientists back on Earth have been...

Double Galaxy Mystifies Hubble Astronomers

Astronomers have seen some pretty weird things scattered across our vast universe, from exploding stars to colliding galaxies. So you'd think that when they...

Hubble Shows Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Are Speeding Up

Like the speed of an advancing race car driver, the winds in the outermost "lane" of Jupiter's Great Red Spot are accelerating — a...

How Planets May Be Seeded With the Chemicals Necessary for Life

Analysis of unique "fingerprints" in light emitted from material surrounding young stars has revealed “significant reservoirs” of large organic molecules necessary to form the...

NASA Confirms Thousands of Massive, Ancient Volcanic Eruptions on Mars

Scientists have found evidence of ancient volcanic eruptions on Mars in a region of northern Mars called Arabia Terra. This area experienced thousands of...

Astrophysicists Solve ‘Empty Sky’ Gamma Rays Mystery

Star-forming galaxies are responsible for creating gamma rays that until now had not been associated with a known origin, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have...

Space Junk Dangers to Be Tackled by First-of-Its-Kind Research Center

New ways of tackling the threat that space junk debris in our skies poses are being explored by University of Warwick scientists, as they...
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