Browse Sites By Tag: nasa — NASA has updated its plans to deflect potentially hazardous Earth-bound asteroids. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a new report today (June 20) titled the "National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan." The 18-page document outlines the steps tha…
2 days ago 0 comments From Alex — A year on these planets flies by, lasting between five and 10 Earth days. The tally of planets beyond our solar system that are about the same size as Earth just got a little higher thanks to three new planets discovered about 160 light-years away.
10 days ago 0 comments From Alex — Nasa’s Curiosity rover has found organic matter preserved on Mars, in a discovery that could suggest it was once home to life. The molecules represent an intriguing suggestion that Mars has been far more alive than we ever knew. While the discovery does not shed light on whether Mars was once home t…
08.06.2018 0 comments From Alex — A new paper has found evidence for another dwarf planet in the outer Solar System, which may strengthen the case for the elusive Planet Nine.
18.05.2018 0 comments From Alex — The InSight Mars lander was successfully launched on Saturday morning, by an Atlas V rocket taking off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will gather data on Mars
06.05.2018 0 comments From Alex — These images show the Lagoon Nebula, just 4,000 light-years away, in intense detail. Hubble imaged the star-forming region both in visible light and infrared, with the latter allowing scientists to cut through the dust to peer at the stars forming inside. And the new views really show off Hubble’s a…
21.04.2018 0 comments From Alex — Venus, with its crushing atmospheric pressure and scorching surface temperatures, seems an unlikely place for life to take hold. But while the surface of this planet remains completely inhospitable, Venus’ atmosphere may be capable of harboring microbial life, according to new research.
03.04.2018 0 comments From Alex — The universe is expanding faster than our calculations predict. Does the physics need an overhaul?
24.02.2018 0 comments From Alex — A SUPER blue blood moon will rise tomorrow in what NASA has dubbed a ‘lunar trifecta’. These maps show what time the eclipse occurs and its path of totality.
31.01.2018 0 comments From Alex — Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter’s southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
12.01.2018 0 comments From Alex