Monday, September 16, 2019

India’s Moon Mission Continues Despite Apparent Lander Crash

India's historic lunar-landing bid may have come up short, but the nation still has important work to do at the moon.India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter attempted...

How Big Is the Universe?

If you've ever dreamed of time traveling, just look out at the night sky; the glimmers you see are really snapshots of...

What Is Quantum Gravity?

Gravity was the first fundamental force that humanity recognized, yet it remains the least understood. Physicists can predict the influence of gravity on bowling...

SpaceX’s Starhopper successfully completed 150m hover test

Just like yesterday, SpaceX is lined up to attempt its most ambitious launch yet of the water tower-like Starhopper test vehicle. This is all...

Apple re-fixes a bug that let users jailbreak iPhones

Apple fixed a vulnerability that temporarily allowed hackers to jailbreak iPhones. The bug was first fixed in iOS 12.3 but reintroduced in...

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa

NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of...

This Weird, Rocky Planet Has No Atmosphere

A nearby, rocky exoplanet may be just a plain rock with no atmosphere — supporting a theory that planets orbiting small stars are more...

What Secrets Does Titan Hold?

Paul M. Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University, host of Ask a Spaceman and Space Radio, and author of "Your Place...

Space Seagull! Telescope Captures a Celestial Gull in Flight

Are those cosmic wings? A new image of the Seagull Nebula shows a shape that looks just like a glittering gull in flight across...

Take that, Jupiter

Sometime near the dawn of the Solar System, Jupiter appears to have been clobbered by a Neptune-sized planet, in an impact so...

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