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‘Too massive for its star’: Scientists discover enormous planet that changes what we know about red dwarfs
on 1 Dicembre 2023 at 16:35
Scienstists have discovered a planet circling a a red dwarf. The enormous mass of the planet compared to its host star is forcing scientists to reconsider current theories.
Astronomers discover solar system with 6 planets in perfect sync
on 30 Novembre 2023 at 0:20
Astronomers using a pair of planet-hunting satellites discovered a solar system with at least six planets rotating around a star in perfect sync with each other.
Mysterious tar balls wash up on New Jersey beaches
on 29 Novembre 2023 at 22:45
The U.S. Coast Guard and local authorities are investigating after they were notified of mysterious tar balls along the popular beaches in the Jersey Shore.
Join 900,000 others who are sending names into space on NASA spacecraft to Jupiter’s moon, Europa
on 27 Novembre 2023 at 23:51
NASA wants to bring your name to space — Jupiter, to be more precise. The Europa Clipper spacecraft is set to launch in October 2024, and your name could blast off with it.
World’s biggest iceberg starts moving for first time in decades — and it could cause some serious problems
on 25 Novembre 2023 at 14:00
The world’s largest iceberg, which has moved for the first time in 30 years, could drift toward South Georgia Island and end up caught in a vital pass that animals use to access food during breeding season to feed their newborns.
NASA receives laser beam from 10 million miles away: ‘First light’
on 23 Novembre 2023 at 2:47
NASA has beamed a near-infrared laser nearly 10 million miles into space breaking new ground for the agency.
Red nation on the red planet? This communist country’s latest venture could be key to human activity on Mars
on 15 Novembre 2023 at 21:30
A Chinese robot using artificial intelligence was able to find a way to create oxygen from Martian materials, the research team behind the project says.
This record-breaking black hole could solve a galactic mystery billions of years in the making
on 9 Novembre 2023 at 21:30
NASA imaged the oldest and most distant black hole ever seen. The void’s huge mass and age may provide researchers with more insights into how black holes are formed.
Scientists use bacteria to make lunar soil usable for farming
on 9 Novembre 2023 at 17:38
Scientists are experimenting with ways to make lunar soil capable of being used for agriculture in the hopes that humankind will one day establish long-term bases on the moon.
NASA surprised to discover ‘dinky’ moon orbiting asteroid in close flyby
on 6 Novembre 2023 at 2:50
NASA snapped a picture of an asteroid in an outer belt near Mars, which had a tiny moon orbiting the space rock called Dinkinesh. The photo was taken using the spacecraft Lucy.
Ozone hole proves smaller than predicted, NASA says
on 2 Novembre 2023 at 17:39
NASA says the Antarctica ozone hole is smaller than anticipated this fall after concerns of an undersea volcano releasing high amounts of water into the atmosphere.
NASA reveals ‘ghostly cosmic hand’ 16,000 light-years from Earth
on 1 Novembre 2023 at 17:41
NASA has released X-ray images of a dead collapsed star that looks eerily like the bones of a “ghostly cosmic hand” located about 16,000 light-years from Earth.
How astronauts on the ISS are tackling the latest ‘unexpected challenges’ miles above the earth
on 29 Ottobre 2023 at 9:00
Coolant leaks, space debris collisions and unplanned engine thrusts are just some of the unexpected challenges astronauts aboard the International Space Station must overcome.
Chinese researchers claim planned space telescope will surpass NASA’s Hubble: Report
on 10 Ottobre 2023 at 21:53
China’s space agency plans to launch the Xuntian space telescope in 2024 and says it will have higher optical capabilities than NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA delays Psyche asteroid mission over spacecraft’s thrusters
on 2 Ottobre 2023 at 15:26
NASA and SpaceX are expected to launch a spacecraft to investigate the metal-rich asteroid “Psyche” on Oct. 12, officials announced Thursday.
NASA Mars rover spies 200-foot-wide dust devil moving across red planet’s surface
on 1 Ottobre 2023 at 22:43
NASA’s Perseverance Rover on the planet Mars, captured a dust devil moving across the rim of a crater as the robotic geologist was searching for signs of life on the red planet.
NASA astronaut returns to Earth after 371 days in space, a US record for longest continuous spaceflight
on 27 Settembre 2023 at 16:05
American Frank Rubio returned to Earth Wednesday, and now holds the record for the longest U.S. spaceflight at 371 days.
NASA capsule brings sample from asteroid to Earth for the first time in American history: ‘We have touchdown!’
on 24 Settembre 2023 at 21:57
A capsule was delivered back to Earth on Sunday after a 4 billion mile trip that included grabbing a sample of dust and rocks from an asteroid called Bennu.
Soyuz docks at International Space Station with two Russians, one American
on 17 Settembre 2023 at 20:31
Russia’s Soyuz MS-24 blasted off from Kazakhstan Friday with two Russian cosmonauts and one American astronaut on board and landed at the International Space Station three hours later.
NASA appoints new director of UFO research in push to examine ‘one of our planet’s greatest mysteries’
on 14 Settembre 2023 at 20:38
NASA has announced the creation of the director of unidentified anomalous phenomena research position as it aims to further investigate UFOs.
Red Planet breakthrough: NASA generates enough oxygen on Mars to keep small dog alive for 10 hours
on 12 Settembre 2023 at 1:50
In a potential breakthrough for future exploration on Mars, NASA says it has generated enough oxygen for a small dog to survive on the Red Planet for 10 hours.
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupting for third time this year
on 11 Settembre 2023 at 11:40
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano’s is erupting Monday following a “period of strong seismicity and rapid uplift of the summit,” the U.S. Geological Survey says.
Mysterious ‘golden orb’ discovered by researchers on Alaskan seafloor
on 8 Settembre 2023 at 14:59
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says researchers have found a “smooth, gold, dome-shaped specimen” on the Alaskan seafloor that has not been identified.
5 asteroids to pass Earth this week, including one as big as a house: NASA
on 6 Settembre 2023 at 19:38
NASA is anticipated five asteroids — including one as big as a house — to fly near Earth this week, though none will pose any danger.
NASA captures images of moon showing ‘likely impact site of Russia’s Luna 25 mission’
on 1 Settembre 2023 at 10:53
NASA has published images of a crater it says is the “likely” impact site of a Russian lunar lander that crashed on the surface of the moon in late August.