Space

Using advanced computer modelling techniques, the research team has translated the distribution of galaxies into detailed maps of matter streams and velocities.
by University of Portsmouth
2:54pm
7.27.2017
ASU astronomers find young galaxies that appeared soon after the Big Bang.
by Arizona State University
2:41pm
7.26.2017
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A team of astronomers has found that there are about seven times more large, ‘long-period’ comets than previously predicted.
10:01am
7.26.2017
After examining satellite data, scientists from Brown University have discovered numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon that...
2:47pm
7.24.2017
Researchers believe digital holographic microscopy—which uses lasers to record 3D images—may help identify extraterrestrial microbes on Saturn's icy moon.
12:41pm
7.21.2017
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Expert discuss the commercial space industry during a panel at the ISS R&D Conference 2017.
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3:35pm
7.20.2017
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins recapped her 150 days in space during the second day of the International Space Station (ISS) R&D 2017 Conference.
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3:09pm
7.19.2017
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Cosmic rays are high-energy particles moving through space at almost the speed of light.
by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
9:16am
7.19.2017
New from the International Space Station (ISS) R&D Conference 2017 conference highlights the potential of studying hurricanes and typhoons from space.
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4:00pm
7.18.2017
The microgravity conditions of ISS may hold the key to improving our understanding of how to combat toxic nerve agents such as sarin and VX.
by Nih/National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
1:57pm
7.17.2017
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Scientists have discovered one of the brightest thanks to an amplified image produced by a gravitational lens.
by Instituto De Astrofísica De Canarias (Iac)
10:46am
7.14.2017
Spiral galaxies are strongly rotating whereas the rotation velocity of ellipticals is much lower. A new study investigates the reasons of such a dichotomy.
by Scuola Internazionale Superiore Di Studi Avanzati
10:50am
7.13.2017
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Once launched into low-Earth orbit, a small satellite needs propulsion. Electrospray uses spiky, needle-like jets of fluid to push spacecraft.
by Kim Geiger, Michigan Tech
3:28pm
7.11.2017
Experiments will launch testing graphene in zero-gravity conditions to determine its potential in space applications.
by Sophia Lloyd, Graphene Flagship
2:02pm
7.7.2017
The galaxy in question is so far away that we see it as it appeared 11 billion years ago, only 2.7 billion years after the big bang.
by Nasa/Goddard Space Flight Center
3:11pm
7.6.2017
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The first planets outside the solar system were discovered 25 years ago.
by Royal Astronomical Society
9:03am
7.6.2017
Cargo from the space station will be sent to NASA for analysis.
by The Associated Press
7:45am
7.5.2017
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Right now, about 500,000 pieces of human-made debris are whizzing around space, orbiting our planet at speeds up to 17,500 miles per hour.
by Stanford University
9:50am
6.30.2017
Observed galaxy is 750 million light years from Earth.
by University Of New Mexico
9:53am
6.28.2017
The plane of our solar system is warped in the outer reaches of the Kuiper Belt, suggesting the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object.
by University Of Arizona
10:27am
6.27.2017
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The spacecraft that will come closer to the sun than ever before is using a cooling system that is powered by solar energy.
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6.26.2017
The universe is growing a little bigger, a little faster, every day. And scientists don’t know why.
by Department of Energy, Office of Science
4:23pm
6.23.2017
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Almost all observations made so far indicate no signals of dark matter annihilation anywhere -- except the tantalizing signals from the Milky Way.
by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
10:29am
6.23.2017
Hundreds of millions of pieces of space junk orbit the Earth daily, from chips of old rocket paint, to shards of solar panels, and entire dead satellites.
by MIT
7:00am
6.22.2017
A leading astrophysicist from Queen’s University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time.
by Queen's University Belfast
10:53am
6.21.2017
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A $2 million grant will fund new technology to evaluate the effects of space travel on human brain cells at the ISS.
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3:33pm
6.20.2017
An international team of scientists has deemed Jupiter to be the senior member of the solar system.
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3:41pm
6.13.2017
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This new virtual galaxy catalogue will help optimize the observational strategy of the Euclid experiment and minimize various sources of error.
by University of Zurich
1:34pm
6.9.2017
Scientists seeking to understand the origins of life have found a new organic compound in the material from which a star like the Sun is forming.
by Queen Mary University of London
10:16am
6.8.2017
KELT-9b has a day-side temperature of more than 7,800 degrees Fahrenheit, about 2,000 degrees’ Fahrenheit cooler than the sun.
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6.7.2017
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