Antarctica In 2070: Bleak And Promising Scenarios As Imagined By Scientists

Antarctica In 2070: Bleak And Promising Scenarios As Imagined By Scientists

A team of international experts presented two possible scenarios that could happen in Antarctica and the Southern ocean by 2070. The imagined scenarios were based on how people address the greenhouse gas emissions at present.   ( Siggy Nowak | Pixabay ) A new study presents two possible future scenarios that could happen in Antarctica […]

Director of AES visits WV’s Robotic Technology Center

Director of AES visits WV’s Robotic Technology Center

MORGANTOWN — NASA is planning for another moon landing. West Virginia’s Robotic Technology Center hosted the director of the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES), Jason Crusan Wednesday. Crusan is also NASA’s senior executive, advisor and an advocate on technology. Crusan’s presentation revealed the advancements in technology currently being worked on at NASA, in addition to the partnerships […]

This Fourth of July, try a red, white and blue poke cake | Food

This Fourth of July, try a red, white and blue poke cake | Food

Although poke cake is usually in the form of a sheet cake, we thought it could make a beautiful and festive layer cake for the Fourth of July. For a cake that was red, white, and blue all the way through, we started by cooking blueberries and strawberries and then combining each with gelatin to […]

Martian Dust Storm Sends NASA’s Opportunity Rover into Hibernation Mode

Martian Dust Storm Sends NASA’s Opportunity Rover into Hibernation Mode

Global map of Mars showing the growing dust storm on June 6, 2018. The blue dot shows the approximate location of Opportunity.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS A massive dust storm on Mars has forced NASA to temporarily suspend operations of its Opportunity rover. NASA first caught wind of the dust storm when its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter detected traces […]

Space news: Russia’s Roscosmos to BLAST space junk with laser cannon ahead of NASA warning | Science | News

Space news: Russia’s Roscosmos to BLAST space junk with laser cannon ahead of NASA warning | Science | News

The new technology is being built by researchers at the Research and Production Corporation Systems, which is a subdivision of Roscosmos. According to the report submitted to the Russian Academy of Sciences, in which the company asks to support its research and development, the “cannon” would allow for the vaporising of potentially dangerous debris via […]

Magnetic Fields In Space Explain Unusual Structure Of ‘Pillars Of Creation’

Magnetic Fields In Space Explain Unusual Structure Of ‘Pillars Of Creation’

A study conducted by an international team of researchers has revealed new magnetic fields in space, which could explain the unusual structure of the “Pillars of Creation,” one of the most famous objects captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, and shed more light into the process of star formation. Back in 1995, Hubble looked at […]

3 Earth-sized Planets Discovered in Planetary System

3 Earth-sized Planets Discovered in Planetary System

The quest to find life beyond Earth has led to the discovery of two new planetary systems. One of them harbors three planets that are Earth-sized. But it does not necessarily mean that these planets are also habitable or have conditions necessary to support life. The first exoplanetary system is located about 160 light years […]

Discovery of a dozen black holes at the heart of the Milky Way

Discovery of a dozen black holes at the heart of the Milky Way

There is a hypothesis according to which, at the centre of any galaxy can be found many black holes located around a giant supermassive black hole. If until now this assumption had not been demonstrated, a team of american scientists has just to do so having been able to observe a dozen black holes at […]

How Humans Caused Climate Change On The Moon… And Why We Can’t Stop It

How Humans Caused Climate Change On The Moon… And Why We Can’t Stop It

When the Apollo 15 and 17 astronauts landed on the Moon, they discovered something very weird: the Moon was heating up even more quickly than anticipated. This kicked off a mystery that’s lasted for decades. You might think that, with a thick atmosphere, Earth’s Moon is a cold and desolate little ball of orbiting rock, right? […]