Sunday, December 5, 2021

Space

Have We Detected Dark Energy? Scientists Say It’s a Possibility

A new study, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and reported in the journal Physical Review D, suggests that some unexplained results from the...

Satellite in Sun’s Backyard Unravels the Origins of Interplanetary Dust

What do shooting stars and astronaut safety have in common? Both stem from the sub-microscopic rock fragments found throughout the solar system, sometimes called...

ESO Captures Best Images Yet of Peculiar Kleopatra Asteroid

Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), a team of astronomers have obtained the sharpest and most detailed images yet of...

Taiwan’s National Space Organization Looks to Build Rocket Launch Site

Recently, space exploration has expanded a bit more with Taiwan space efforts being added to the list of countries that have either already set...

‘Blue’ and ‘Gold’ Satellites Headed to Mars in 2024

Two satellites headed to Mars — dubbed “Blue” and “Gold” — led by the University of California, Berkeley, on an interplanetary mission to orbit...

Martian Snow Is Dusty, Could Potentially Melt, New Study Shows

Over the last two decades, scientists have found ice in many locations on Mars. Most Martian ice has been observed from orbital satellites like...

Unveiling a Century-Old Mystery: Where the Milky Way’s Cosmic Rays Come From

where the Milky Way's cosmic rays come from is a step closer to being revealed. Astronomers have succeeded for the first time in quantifying...

Interstellar Comets Like Borisov May Not Be All That Rare

In 2019, astronomers spotted something incredible in our backyard: a rogue comet from another star system. Named Borisov, the icy snowball traveled 110,000 miles...

Black Hole Size Revealed by Its Eating Pattern

Black hole feeding patterns offer insight into their size, researchers report. A new study revealed that the flickering in the brightness observed in actively...

Small Impacts Churn Surface of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Small impact craters on Jupiter’s moon Europa could eventually offer scientists a glimpse of possible habitability below the body’s frozen surface, a new paper...
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