Sunday, January 19, 2020

Scientists confirm that plasma ‘sloshes’ around in galaxy clusters

For the first time, scientists have observed signs of plasma "flowing, splashing and sloshing" in a galaxy cluster. This kind of motion has been...

Mars Loses Its Water Even Faster Than Anyone Thought

Water might escape Mars more effectively than previously thought, potentially helping to explain how the Red Planet lost its seas, lakes and rivers, a...

This wearable for dogs claims to reveal their mood

Despite spending the last 32,000 or so years adapting and evolving to become our most loyal companions, a dog's mood can still occasionally prove...

The 2020 ‘Super Bowl of Astronomy’ Kicks Off in Hawaii

Thousands of scientists from around the world are converging on Hawaii this week to unveil the latest discoveries about the universe at the so-called...

The 100 Best Space Photos of 2019

The year 2019 was an amazing one for space photography. From rocket launches to the northern lights, cosmic views dazzled us as the year...

The Biggest Alien Planet Discoveries of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, it's time to review some of the biggest space science stories of the year. From a world with three...

The four corners of the new space economy

It’s gotten to the point now where a handful of angel investors can put a space company on the map. But the same changes...

10 Things That Blasted Through Space in 2019

Zooming through space Big rocks, small rocks, dust and astronauts — these are just a few things that hurtled through the inky darkness of space...

Scientists Present Best Images Yet of Ionosphere From Space

Fresh findings about the edge of Earth's atmosphere are puzzling scientists affiliated with two missions that launched this year, and then some. This zone, at...

China’s Farside Moon Rover Breaks Lunar Longevity Record

China’s farside lunar rover Yutu 2, part of the country's Chang'e 4 mission, has broken the longevity record for working on the surface of...