The Genie's Moon Mastery Studies Are Progressing
Astronomy

China's Lunar Base Work Progress

With a series of missions leading to a permanent moon base, China has set the roadmap for robotic and crewed lunar and deep space exploration. The three future robotic missions are relay satellites, landers and [more…]

Micro Shutter Miracle
Astronomy

Micro Shutter Miracle

The enormous questions guiding astronomy are no bigger than how the first stars and galaxies formed and ultimately revealed our own existence. Solutions are needed for light from the first galaxies in formation to reach us. [more…]

Water May Have Come to Earth From Space
Environment and Climate

Water May Have Come to Earth From Space

The Winchcombe meteorite supports the idea that water may have come to Earth from space. The Winchcombe meteorite ripped from an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter. Water from a meteorite that crashed in the village of Winchcombe, Gloucestershire last year, is mixed with water on Earth. [more…]

First Image of Supermassive Black Hole Sagittarius A*
Astronomy

What is Black Hole Radio Wave?

Future measurements with the Event Horizon Telescope could test the hypothesis that "magnetic reconnection" could cause radio wave hotspots to orbit the black hole. Plasma surrounding a black hole [more…]

What is the Wormhole Theory
Astronomy

Wormholes May Be Hiding

Predictions suggest that wormholes and black holes can have nearly identical spectra of polarized light, making it difficult to distinguish between these astronomical objects. Wormholes often feature humans in movies and television shows. [more…]

Apollo 4 Launched on November 9, 1967
Astronomy

Apollo 4 Launched on November 9, 1967

Apollo 501, also known as SA-4, was the first unmanned mission in the American Apollo program and the first launch of the Saturn V rocket that would carry humans to the Moon. The spacecraft was first launched on November 9, 1967 in Florida. [more…]

A Galaxy Measurement
Astronomy

Measuring and Exploring a Galaxy

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy NGC 7038 slowly swirling over its spiral arms. In the southern constellation Indus, about 220 million light-years from Earth, is NGC 7038. This image is a spiral [more…]

Scientists Point to Before the Big Bang
Astronomy

Scientists Point Before The Big Bang

According to a global team of scholars, our knowledge of the beginning of the universe may need some updating. As explained in a new study just published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, the universe will have a "Big Leap" instead of a Big Bang. [more…]

Last Blood Lunar Eclipse of the Year
Astronomy

Last Bloody Lunar Eclipse of 2022

Your last chance to see a total lunar eclipse for a while is about to arrive. According to NASA, the last such eclipse will occur in North America in the early morning hours of November 8, and the other will occur in March 2025. [more…]

Striking Ghost Remains of a Great Star
Astronomy

Stunning Ghost Remains of a Massive Star

The striking ghostly remains of a massive star are shown in a new photo. The VLT Survey Telescope Vela, located at the Paranal observatory of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile, where scenes from the James Bond movie Quantum Of Solace were filmed. [more…]

Journey from Rings of Trees to Radiation Storms
Astronomy

Journey from Tree Rings to Radiation Storms

The history of mysterious "radiation storms" on Earth is revealed by radioactive remains in tree rings. I had the opportunity to use some of the best telescopes in the world while searching for planets and analyzing their stars. Our team to explore the universe [more…]

NASA's Artemis Program
Astronomy

Artemis 1 Launch Attempt Mid-November

Although agency officials warned that launch opportunities could be limited if the next launch attempt of the Space Launch System rocket on the Artemis 1 mission slips later in the month due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the launch attempt will continue. [more…]

Might Be Marsine Magma
Astronomy

Mars May Have Magma

In the depths of Mars, rumblings have been detected that raise the probability of volcanic activity from “possible” to “probable”. Researchers have found that molten magma is still present under the crust of Mars, suggesting that the Martian surface is still formed by volcanism. [more…]