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globalnews.ca — The Pentagon says it can explain three previously leaked videos of supposed UFOs, and the explanation is simple: they’re real, and they’re still a total mystery. The U.S. government declassified three top-secret videos of “unexplained aerial phenomena” on Monday, confirming that clips that first su…
28.04.2020 1 comments From Alex
space.com — With a captivating new photo, the "Cosmic Reef," NASA's Hubble Space Telescope showcases the instruments' incredible capabilities on its 30th anniversary.  Thirty years ago today (April 24), Hubble launched into space on a mission to open humanity's eyes to the wonders of the cosmos. In a new Hubbl…
25.04.2020 2 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Scientists with the LIGO and EGO/Virgo gravitational wave observatories have detected a black hole collision quite different from any we have observed over the last four years. Since the first-ever gravitational-wave event was detected back in 2015, most mergers have been between black holes of roug…
22.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
gizmodo.com — It looks like the Death Star’s laser cannon, but this proposed lunar telescope—built inside a natural crater on the Moon’s far side—could be used to peer back into the earliest days of the cosmos. Full Article >>
16.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
space.com — A record-size hole in the ozone layer has been detected over the North Pole, but it should disappear in a few weeks. The ozone hole covers an area roughly three times the size of Greenland, scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) said in a statement, and could expose people living at far no…
13.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — NASA and ESA's incredible view of the 'Pillars of Creation', courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, has become one of the most iconic views of our cosmos since it was first captured in 1995. The agencies' newest image of the structure in the Eagle Nebula, however, has left us speechless. It shows…
13.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
space.com — Astronomers have detected two stellar corpses whirling around each other, and they might be producing gravitational waves. White dwarf stars are what become of stars like our sun after they run out of fuel and turn into leftover hot cores. For many years, researchers have predicted that there shoul…
06.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
mashable.com — Some 484 million miles from coronavirus-beleaguered Earth lies the gas giant Jupiter, and its stormy, magnificent atmosphere. One of the latest images NASA's Juno spacecraft sent back to Earth shows a view of the planet's churning northern region. Juno captured it on Feb. 17, during a "close" swing…
05.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — Flights are grounded. Fewer trains are running. Rush hour is gone. The world - particularly in cities - is looking drastically different during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to seismologists, that drastic reduction in human hustle and bustle is causing the Earth to move substantially …
05.04.2020 0 comments From Alex
popsci.com — Last year, while combing through NASA’s archives, two planetary scientists noticed something earlier analyses had overlooked—a blip in Uranus’s magnetic field as the spacecraft cruised through a magnetic bubble of sorts. The new result, which appeared last summer in Geophysical Research Letters, com…
31.03.2020 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — Though an asteroid strike seems kind of ephemeral right now, it's a real threat, and one that has the potential to end humanity. Agencies like NASA and the ESA are still working on their plans to protect us from that threat. NASA's DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) mission is scheduled to lau…
30.03.2020 0 comments From Alex
arstechnica.com — Last summer, NASA put out a call for companies who would be willing to deliver cargo to a proposed station in orbit around the Moon, called the Lunar Gateway. On Friday, NASA announced that the first award under this "Gateway Logistics" contract would go to SpaceX. The company has proposed using it…
28.03.2020 0 comments From Alex