Space

Do Lunar And Solar Gravity Impact The Behavior Of Life On Earth?

It is well-known that the gravity from the moon impacts ocean tides, sailors knew it long before anyone knew what gravity even was.  A new literature review and small meta-analysis hopes to add to the body of work showing how much gravity impacts plants an ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 4 2022 - 2:56pm

A Picture Of The James Webb Space Telescope, Taken With An Earthbound Telescope.

  A t least one Astronomer has shared an image of the James Webb Space Telescope taken from an Earth-bound telescope.  This is what it looks like in all its glory but you may wonder why it is we cannot get a better image of it.  It is huge and made of ver ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jan 11 2022 - 10:21am

4000 Lightyears Away, A Giant Burst Of Energy Every 20 Minutes

It could be a neutron star or it could be a white dwarf with an ultra-powerful magnetic field but something is releasing fantastic bursts of energy at periodic intervals. When the burst happens, it is one of the brightest radio sources in the sky. Objects ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 26 2022 - 5:30pm

Exoplanets Were Discovered For The First Time Using A Sophisticated Radio Antenna

As was reported in ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Jan 27 2022 - 9:56am

The Dead Galaxies In The Ancient Star City MAGAZ3NE J095924+022537

Galaxy clusters grow over time under gravity and, in the present-day universe, can contain hundreds or even thousands of galaxies, as well as hot gas and dark matter. As time goes by, their galaxies burn through the fuel available and evolve from vigorousl ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 9 2022 - 4:04pm

Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Get A Source

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-long bursts of radiation recorded on radio waves. They are extremely powerful- for example, during one of the brightest flashes lasting five milliseconds, as much energy is radiated as our Sun generates in a month. ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 23 2022 - 11:27am

The International Space Station Should Be Abandoned Due To The Invasion Of Ukraine. Dimitry Rogozin Is A Jackass.

G iven the invasion of Ukraine and how both the US and Russia regard the ISS with deep pride our abandoning it would send a strong message to Russia.  There is no moral or ethical way to continue the ISS program as if nothing has fundamentally changed in ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Feb 26 2022 - 12:23pm

3 Exoplanets Are Probably Stars

Though often get graphical representations of what an exoplanet that has been discovered might look like, in reality they are statistical wobbles. And a new study finds that of the some 5,000 planets detected outside our solar system, three are likely not ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 15 2022 - 2:36pm

The James Webb Space Telescope Achieves A New Milestone

The $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope peered into the universe and captured one of the most stunning images you will ever see. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Mar 20 2022 - 11:26pm

Recent Volcanism On Pluto Brings Up Questions

Pluto, the Solar System’s largest dwarf planet, just became even more interesting with a report that icy lava flows have recently covered substantial tracts of its surface. In this context, “recently” means probably no more than a billion years ago. That’ ...

Article - The Conversation - Mar 29 2022 - 10:47am