Wapato students participate in NASA project

Wapato students participate in NASA project

WAPATO, WA – Imagine being a teenager working on a project for NASA – a project that could help astronaut when they’re in outer space. Well several Wapato students have been doing just that. Wapato High School students are realizing their hard work is paying off. The students were in Houston, Texas as 1 of […]

Revealed: Gaia's Best Pictures of The Milky Way and Beyond From Most Accurate Survey Ever

Revealed: Gaia's Best Pictures of The Milky Way and Beyond From Most Accurate Survey Ever

The European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite has produced the most accurate survey of the Milky Way yet, plotting nearly 1.7 bilion stars in a 3-D map. The agency dropped the second release of the satellite’s data yesterday, including a handful of incredible images produced using its coordinates. From distant galaxies to our nearest nebulae, the satellite […]

APD: Shots fired near Highland High School

APD: Shots fired near Highland High School

By Elise Kaplan / Journal Staff Writer Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 2:59pm Officers investigate after a shooting was reported at or near Highland High School in Southeast Albuquerque. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis / Albuquerque Journal) ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. […]

Cosmic prang probe: Euro space boffins to smash sats, virtually

Cosmic prang probe: Euro space boffins to smash sats, virtually

ESA wants to solve crucial riddle: What really happens when accidents occur in orbit? A model image of satellite collision creating debris. Image credit : ESA/ID&Sense/ONiRiXEL The European Space Agency is launching a new research project to study satellite collisions in space. “We want to understand what happens when two satellites collide,” said Tiziana Cardone, […]

This Island in Pacific is the most Disgusting plastic-polluted place on Earth

This Island in Pacific is the most Disgusting plastic-polluted place on Earth

A brand-new report has actually exposed about the world’s worst plastic contaminated land mass on the Earth. Yes, there is a put on earth that is nearly totally filled with plastic wastes. The location is called Henderson Island, a little landmass located in the center of the Pacific Ocean. Just recently, on the celebration of […]

Dennis Mammana: Moon-Struck Skywatchers Get a Lunar Lift This Week

Dennis Mammana: Moon-Struck Skywatchers Get a Lunar Lift This Week

We’re just mooning around this week. (Dennis Mammana photo / creators.com) The moon shines beautifully in our evening sky this week, just as it does every month. We astronomers know the moon’s patterns quite well, and we often schedule our observing programs around its obscuring light. Whenever I’m invited to an event and I must […]

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of Khartoum volunteered to search for […]

Optogenetic study shows that male flies find ejaculation pleasurable

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on April 19 show that male fruit flies find sex — and more specifically ejaculation — to be an inherently rewarding experience. The study is the first to show that the rewarding nature of ejaculation is conserved among animals, from flies and mammals. It also adds to evidence that manipulating […]

Good aurora chances despite solar minimum

Good aurora chances despite solar minimum

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Most experienced aurora chasers know there is a pattern to the aurora—an eleven year solar cycle. When the solar cycle is its peak, Earth experiences lots of aurora. At its minimum, sky-watchers have fewer chances to see the northern lights. The last maximum was 2013. The sun is heading into its […]

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