Latest fast radio burst adds to mystery of their source...
(Phys.org)An international team of space researchers has reported on the detection of a new fast radio burst (FRB) and their efforts to trace its source. They have written a paper describing the detection and search for evidence, and have uploaded it to t
on 2017-05-12 14:38 UTC
NASA's mission to Mars includes a year-long stay on the moon...
Some astronauts may spend a year orbiting cislunar space before NASA finally makes its way to Mars. At the Human to Mars Summit in Washington DC, Greg Williams from the agency's human exploration division revealed the details of NASA's two-phase
on 2017-05-11 14:09 UTC
Nearby star is a good model of our early solar system...
Scientists have confirmed a nearby star's planetary system contains separate belts of asteroids, similar to our own solar system. The star is also about one-fifth the age of our sun. All that makes this star a good model of the early days of our solar sys
on 2017-05-03 01:34 UTC
'Iceball' planet discovered through microlensing...
Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun. The planet is likely far too cold to be habitable for life as we know it, however, because its star is so faint. But the discover
on 2017-04-26 23:34 UTC
Is This The Exoplanet Where Life Will First Be Found?...
An international team of scientists has found another rocky planet (LHS 1140b) orbiting a nearby red dwarf star. And it looks to be our best bet to date for finding a habitable exoplanet. The post Is This The Exoplanet Where Life Will First Be Found? appe
on 2017-04-21 02:02 UTC