NASA Spacecraft Begins Farthest Planetary Journey Ever

NASA Spacecraft Begins Farthest Planetary Journey Ever

Washington, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) NASA”s New Horizons spacecraft began the farthest planetary voyage in history, a journey towards Ultima Thule-2014 MU 69, a mysterious irregular object located in the Kuiper Belt, digital media reported. Revealing the primitive body’s features is the aim of the probe, which had been inactive since December 21 to save […]

Now you can explore two decades of Earth data with NASA's Worldview tool

Now you can explore two decades of Earth data with NASA's Worldview tool

Want to explore the Earth as it appears right now, or how it looked nearly 20 years ago? Browse NASA’s Worldview app for all the global imagery. Users can also create data animations at the touch of a button and easily share imagery, NASA said in a statement. The Worldview app shares the planetary change […]

India discovers its own planet where a year ends in 19.5 days! Amazing things to know

India discovers its own planet where a year ends in 19.5 days! Amazing things to know

The sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size planet has the mass of about 27 Earth. (Image Source: NASA) In one of the most remarkable scientific achievements, a sub-Saturn Exoplanet has been discovered by Indian scientists. The discovery has been done by a scientific team eld by Professor Abhijit Chakraborty of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad. The Indian […]

Parts for Mars rover replica produced by Zanesville man

Parts for Mars rover replica produced by Zanesville man

John Saunders’ YouTube videos helped him build a global network A view of the Mars Curiosity Rover being built by Beatty Robotics, with several parts being fabricated by Zanesville’s Saunders Machine Works.(Photo: Submitted) ZANESVILLE – A local machine shop will soon have its footprint in one of the nation’s most prestigious science museums. While they cannot […]

India Just Discovered Its First Exoplanet And The Name Is EPIC

India Just Discovered Its First Exoplanet And The Name Is EPIC

For the first time ever, Indian scientists have discovered a planet that orbits a Sun-like star. The announcement was made yesterday by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), which noted that the discovery was made possible by an advanced spectrograph of the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad, western India — “the first of its […]

We Should Search for Aliens by Looking for Their Space Junk

We Should Search for Aliens by Looking for Their Space Junk

Artist’s conception of an exoplanet and its satellite-laden Clarke Exobelt moving in front of its host star. GIF: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias/Gizmodo SETI enthusiasts have devised all sorts of complicated ways for us to find signs of alien life, but a new paper suggests we may be overthinking it. Instead of looking for megastructures […]

More Mystery Objects Found Near Milky Way's Black Hole

More Mystery Objects Found Near Milky Way's Black Hole

Astronomers have discovered several bizarre objects at the galactic Center that are concealing their true identity behind a smoke screen of dust; they look like gas clouds, but behave like stars. At today’s American Astronomical Society Meeting in Denver, a team of researchers led by UCLA Postdoctoral Scholar Anna Ciurlo announced their […]

Scientists Discover Oldest Animal Footprints Found on Earth

Scientists Discover Oldest Animal Footprints Found on Earth

An international team of scientists have discovered what they claim is the earliest animal fossil footprint on record. The tracks were created in mud up to 551 million years ago somewhere in the mountainous Yangtze Gorges, by the Yangtze River in southern China. That timeline would place the tracks in the Edicaran Period, making them […]

Nasa to hold major announcement about new Curiosity discovery on Mars

Nasa to hold major announcement about new Curiosity discovery on Mars

Nasa has found exciting new “results” on Mars and will hold a press conference to reveal them, it has announced. The agency has refused to reveal more details of what it has discovered on the Red Planet. But the new research came from the Curiosity rover that has been collecting samples from the planet, in […]

Direct coupling of the Higgs boson to the top quark observed

Direct coupling of the Higgs boson to the top quark observed

On 4 July 2012, two of the experiments at the CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) and CMS (Compact-Muon-Solenoid), reported independently the discovery of the Higgs boson. The discovery confirmed the existence of the last missing elementary particle of the Standard Model, half a century after the Higgs […]