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3 new moons discovered orbiting Uranus, Neptune
on 23 Febbraio 2024 at 22:36
Astronomers reported Friday that three new moons — one orbiting Uranus and two orbiting Neptune — have been discovered, placing each planet’s lunar tally at 28 and 16 known moons.
NASA seeks participants for second year-long Mars mission simulation
on 20 Febbraio 2024 at 1:41
NASA is looking for the next four-person crew to spend more than a year inside a Mars simulator located in Texas, to study aspects of a mission to the red planet.
Universe’s brightest object reportedly discovered, featuring black hole the size of 17 billion suns
on 19 Febbraio 2024 at 21:26
Astronomers have reportedly discovered the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a rapidly-growing black hole that swallows the equivalent of Earth’s Sun per day.
Ancient DNA analysis shows how Scandinavia’s first farmers wiped out hunter-gatherer population
on 19 Febbraio 2024 at 2:56
A new study of ancient DNA is shedding light on the violent history of Scandinavia which saw multiple waves of mass murder across present-day Denmark.
Scientists suggest our universe is merging with ‘baby universes’ as possible theory of expansion
on 19 Febbraio 2024 at 1:07
A new theory published late last year is offering an explanation as to why our universe is expanding at an accelerating rate: Merging with “baby” universes.
NASA goes old school with rocket sending astronauts to the Moon
on 18 Febbraio 2024 at 11:30
NASA is bringing back its historic worm logo to decorate the first crew-bearing spacecraft traveling to the moon in decades for the agency’s Artemis II mission.
Space surgery experiment could provide pathway for medical care in Earth’s most remote regions
on 18 Febbraio 2024 at 11:00
Virtual Incision believes the successful demonstration of MIRA would mean that the system could help medical professionals assist remote rural communities.
A mysterious sound is plaguing a Florida neighborhood. This mom is trying to get to the bottom of it
on 17 Febbraio 2024 at 19:30
A Florida mom of three, Sara Healy, launched an investigation to solve the mystery of a puzzling deep bass sound that has rattled her community for years.
Alexander the Great’s father located in Greek tomb after remains identified using X-ray analysis: study
on 17 Febbraio 2024 at 3:00
A study says it has located the remains of Alexander the Great’s father, Philip II, half-brother, King Philip III Arrhidaeus, and his son Alexander IV, at a necropolis in Greece.
Ancient man migrated to Denmark before being clubbed to death, new research finds
on 16 Febbraio 2024 at 2:46
Archeologists in Scandinavia have shed new light on the life of a man who died a brutal death in the area of Northwest Denmark more than 5,000 years ago.
What is the mysterious noise keeping Florida residents up at night? This scientist has an idea
on 15 Febbraio 2024 at 18:32
Frustrated Tampa residents banded together to raise money for a local marine scientist to install microphones to uncover an answer behind a mysterious deep bass sound.
Japanese lunar lander may have found clues about the moon’s origin
on 14 Febbraio 2024 at 19:00
An unmanned Japanese spacecraft that landed on the moon last month has transmitted data on 10 lunar rocks that could provide clues about the origin of the moon.
UK researchers ‘blown away’ after discovering 1,700-year-old egg still contains yolk: report
on 13 Febbraio 2024 at 23:43
Archaeologists in the United Kingdom reportedly discovered a 1,700-year-old egg from the Ancient Roman Period that was found during a dig still contained a yolk inside.
Large cluster of sunspots that can cause strong solar flares and affect power grids detected by NASA
on 11 Febbraio 2024 at 1:34
A massive grouping of sunspots called AR3576 that could cause strong solar flares, affecting radio communications and power grids, has been detected by NASA.
Researchers use AI to decipher ancient Roman texts carbonized in deadly Mount Vesuvius eruption
on 7 Febbraio 2024 at 1:04
A portion of ancient texts destroyed by the volcanic eruption on Mount Vesuvius have been deciphered thanks to a team of researchers using AI.
Scientists estimate world’s largest atom smasher will be operational by 2040
on 5 Febbraio 2024 at 22:00
Scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research reported Monday that the Future Circular Collider is on track to begin operating by 2040.
Asteroid larger than New York’s Empire State Building to buzz Earth on Friday
on 2 Febbraio 2024 at 16:30
An asteroid, dubbed 2008 OS7, about the size of a skyscraper, will pass within 1.7 million miles of Earth on Friday. Despite its size, it poses no threat, officials say.
Moonquakes and faults near lunar south pole result of shrinking, study says
on 29 Gennaio 2024 at 17:02
Scientists have researched seismic activity on the moon, which may impact future human landings. Moonquakes can last much longer than earthquakes, study shows.
Powerful Webb Telescope spies spectacular star birth cluster beyond the Milky Way
on 25 Gennaio 2024 at 22:15
The James Webb Space Telescope has released a stunning new image revealing a massive star forming region of the Milky Way galaxy known as N79.
NASA reveals contents of asteroid sample canister whose lid was stuck
on 24 Gennaio 2024 at 17:01
NASA has revealed the materials harvested from the asteroid Bennu after finally being able to remove the stuck lid from the OSIRIS-REx return capsule.