Space

The CAPSTONE Mission Launches A New Era In The Colonization Of The Moon

Forbes reports ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Jun 25 2022 - 9:34pm

Even The Tiny Dots Are Galaxies In The James Webb Space Telescope's First Image.

T he pixels of the James Webb Space Telescope's first image just released today, that are the least interesting to the public, will be the most instructive to astronomy and astrophysics. The tinest faintest dot you see is a distant billions of years ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Jul 11 2022 - 7:50pm

The Costs Of Space Travel

We have entered into a new age of space exploration, in which the commercialization of space travel has opened up the possibility that within a generation, space tourism will become a normal part of human existence. Yet, space travel does not come without ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Aug 8 2022 - 8:21pm

The James Webb Space Telescope Reveals The Wonders Of The Universe

The first f ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Aug 8 2022 - 8:36pm

Artemis One Scrubbed, Valve Issues. Aborting A Launch Is Not Failure.

T he launch of the new SLS rocket for the mission Artemis I was scrubbed earlier today due to valve issues.  Rocket engines, especially multi engine systems are very complex and dynamic systems in which any sign of a problem means the best policy is to ab ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Aug 29 2022 - 1:30pm

Why Astronomers Keep Looking For Dark Matter

Scientists know very little about the matter that makes up the galaxies in the Universe. About 20% of the matter in galaxies is visible or baryonic: subatomic particles like protons, neutrons and electrons. The other 80%, referred to as “dark matter”, rem ...

Article - The Conversation - Aug 30 2022 - 4:44pm

Rare Diamonds Came From Outer Space

Scientists have confirmed the existence of lonsdaleite, a rare hexagonal form of diamond named after British crystallographer Kathleen Lonsdale, in ureilite meteorites from the mantle of a planet in our solar system. According to the new findings, a large ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2022 - 8:20am

The Strange, Shape-Shifting Bubble Around The Solar System

New research, published in Nature Astronomy ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Oct 21 2022 - 8:53am

WDJ2147-4035: Oldest Star In Our Galaxy Identified

A faint white dwarf star as well as the remains of its orbiting planetary system are over ten billion years old, according to a new estimate. WDJ2147-4035 is the oldest dead star with an evolved planetary system found to-date. A white dwarf is a star that ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 5 2022 - 9:16am

Scientists Enrich Our Understanding Of 3200 Phatheon’s Orientation

Researchers from the U.S. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Nov 14 2022 - 9:48pm