There’s an unsolved mystery out there in space. One of many, to be sure, but this is one that some people really want to blame on aliens because we haven’t had a stronger explanation. I’m talking about Boyajian’s star, or KIC 8462852 and some new observations that may have just given us the information we…Read More A New Theory Reveals Why Tabby’s Star Looks So Bizarre
NASA’s rovers on the surface of Mars are revealing answers to some of the biggest questions about our nearby planetary neighbor. And driving this rover – that is, on average, 225 million kilometers away from Earth – requires robust technology and years of development. And it’s about to get even more advanced with Mars 2020.…Read More How NASA’s Rover Team Reimagined Mars 2020
How would you describe yourself in a few words? I’m a cis-man and I like fun shirts. Our gender plays a big role in how we define ourselves and others, but it’s not something science fully understands. And, funnily enough, we don’t really know why I like fun shirts, either, but no one questions that…Read More What We Know About Gender Identity According to Science
We’re going into a totally different phase of space. The first time it was about two superpowers trying to prove their technological prowess and they set the moon as their objective and then we realized. There’s a lot in space that we can actually utilize. The oxygen that you need, the propellant, the bricks to build…Read More The Race to Mine the Moon Is Taking Off, Here’s What’s Coming
The Sun produces more energy than we can can comprehend. Its core reaches a predicted temperature of 15 million degrees Celsius or roughly the same temperature as an exploding hydrogen bomb. This is the scorching section of the Sun where nuclear fusion occurs. The process releases massive amounts of energy which eventually makes its way…Read More Could a Dyson Sphere Harness the Full Power of the Sun?
recently this happened capture confront SpaceX launched its crew dragon marking the first time that a commercially built crew capsule launched from American soil this is exciting all on its own but this upcoming Soyuz launch could also mark the end of an era and what could be the last time Americans are sent to…Read More Could This Be NASA’s Last Launch With Russia? | Countdown To Launch
Ok, here we go– Solid, Liquid, Gas, Supersolid, superfluid Or Bose-Einstein Condensate. That one is super. cool. Plus, Plasma But we haven’t even gotten started. We truly live in the future. You ready, T? Scientists have created, yet another state of matter! YAY! It’s called a supersolid. And while it sounds like a solid. It’s……Read More We Found Another State of Matter: The Supersolid!
– Nuclear power is one option to free humanity from our dependence on fossil fuels for energy. Unlike oil, coal, or gas, generating nuclear power emits no CO2. Though, it must be said that it does create radioactive waste, some of which has to be stored securely for thousands of years. And unlike wind or…Read More Nuclear Power Plants Are Floating on Water…Wait What?
There’s an invisible, magnetic force field surrounding our planet, protecting us from harmful solar wind that could annihilate Earth. But, this protective blanket is also a swirling ring full of deadly radiation. And to leave Earth’s atmosphere, astronauts have to pass through it. The Van Allen belts are rings of energetically charged particles that have…Read More The Van Allen Belts Are Lethal, This Is How Astronauts Fly Through Them
Germany’s history with LGBT rights has been confusing, to say the least. Although it is one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world, today same-sex marriage is still outlawed despite being legal in 13 European countries. And while a majority of German citizens support equal rights, the German government does not. So, why is…Read More Why Is Germany So Divided On Gay Rights?