KIC 8462852, Alien hypothesis should be the last resort

KIC 8462852: The alien hypothesis should be the last resort

Unusual brightness changes of the star KIC 8462852 continues to baffle astronomers and scientists alike. They have proposed several hypotheses to explain the mysterious...
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UN report backs India to dominate working-age population

On 29th April, 2016, the United Nations Development Programme released their Human Resource Development Programme. The report highlighted the fact that India will be...
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NASA photos confirm the Schiaparelli module crashed on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) published an article containing a new set of photographs of the surface of Mars. Markings found on the pictures...
November's supermoon information.

What is a super moon, and why is it special in...

Next Monday, astronomy enthusiasts around the world will be able to witness November's full moon, which like its October predecessor, will occur at a...

NASA and Orbital ATK to develop space tech for future missions

On Tuesday, Orbital ATK announced a new partnership with NASA to develop a Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services (CIRAS) project in space....
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NASA releases stunning images of ‘Cloudy’ Mars from Hubble Space Telescope

For a period of about 11 days starting from the 19th of this month until the 30th, Mars will be closest to the Earth...

Around 1,000 red crabs wash-up on Huntington Beach

The Huntington Beach area was seen amass with red crabs strewn across the water line, some dead, the others inching around to survive on...

NASA’s Peggy Whitson arrives at ISS, becomes oldest female astronaut

On Saturday, the Soyuz capsule carrying the astronauts Oleg Novitskiy, Thomas Pesquet, and Peggy Whitson arrived and docked at the International Space Station. With...

NASA catches sight of water plumes on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Scientists using NASA’s Hubble telescope have detected potential plumes of water vapor ejected from the surface of Europa, Jupiter’s renowned icy moon. The sighting...
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The VLT gears up to look for alien planets in Alpha...

Breakthrough Initiatives and the European Southern Observatory announced on Monday an agreement to upgrade the instruments of the organization’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in...
ORNL scientists transform carbon dioxide into ethanol by accident.

Scientists from Tennessee transform CO2 into ethanol by accident

A team of specialists from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee recently discovered a method to turn carbon dioxide into ethanol. The...

NASA launches GeoCARB Mission for the measuring of greenhouse gasses

NASA recently announced through a press release their commitment to investigate the natural forces behind climate change via a new mission that will examine...

ESO’s latest Earth-like exoplanet discovery launches debate

Last week, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced the discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet near Earth. Named Proxima Centauri b, it orbits...

New Horizons discovers clouds in Pluto, aims at next target

The New Frontiers program keeps finding new things in our cosmos. NASA scientists have received a new batch of data from the New Horizons...
NASA Opportunity Mars rover will explore fluid-carved gully

NASA Opportunity Mars rover will explore fluid-carved gully

The oldest exploration rover on Mars will take on another mission. The Opportunity Mars rover will set out to explore a gully on Mars...

Opportunity Mars Rover set for last missions to find water

NASA’s Opportunity Mars Rover is ready for the last two years of its mission after it spent the month of October studying the rich...

Dark matter remains to be detected after massive search ends

UK – Earlier today, spokesmen of the LUX project announced that their dark matter detector has failed in finding the puzzling particles after 20 months...

Mega Earthquake in Aleutian Islands will trigger devastating Tsunami in Hawai

A research report published by scientists from Hawai on May 15, 2016 predicts the chances of a mega earthquake at the Aleutian Islands within...
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Comet 45P will decorate the night sky on New Year’s Eve

2016 will have its own personal farewell, as a comet that travels around the solar system will be visible shortly after the sunset of...
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NASA will send an unmanned probe to study 16 Psyche in...

According to recent reports, NASA has been planning a mission to explore the gigantic asteroid '16 Psyche,' comprised almost entirely of metal. The agency...
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Bizarre Fossil hints about Ocean’s first vegetarian reptile?

In 2014, scientists unearthed the bizarre fossil of a crocodile-sized sea-dwelling reptile which is believed to be lived on Earth more than 250 million...

ExoMars gets first images of Mars as ESA aims at more...

On Tuesday, the European Space Agency (ESA) received the first images from ExoMars’ TGO spacecraft. The pictures show incredible detail of Mars' surface features,...

CIS discovers 63 new quasars from 13 billion years ago

A Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS) team of scientists announced today they had discovered 63 new quasars from 13 billion years ago. The Astrophysical...
Watch Blue Origin's New Shepard 2 survive its last test

Watch Blue Origin’s NS2 survive the in-flight escape test

Blue Origin conducted a flight test of the in-flight abort system built into its New Shepard 2 suborbital launch vehicle yesterday. It was the...