Space

NASA is testing a mini-nuclear reactor for space exploration

For humans to ever colonize other worlds, power is needed. Power to get us there, but also power to…

Japan is designing a reusable rocket à la SpaceX

The Japanese Agency for Aerospace Exploration (JAXA) will develop a reusable spacecraft, capable of putting loads in orbit and…

Where are the aliens?

We live in a galaxy populated by hundreds of billions of stars. Earth-type planets are supposed to be in…

Earth is under threat from these asteroids

Our planet is under constant threat from to the large number of asteroids and comets that travel through space,…

Moon Exploration

China plans to build a scientific base on the Moon

The race to conquer the moon is hitting. With the US government actively planing yo go back to the…

NASA testing robot bees to explore Mars

US space agency NASA will finance, for a year, a project to build a swarm of flying robots to…

NASA to build a space station around the moon

NASA’s goal of returning to the moon is expected to materialize in early 2019, when the agency will award…

Astronomers have detected the darkest planet ever observed

A group of astronomers have discovered an exoplanet so dark that it absorbs almost all the light that passes…

Europe launches Sentinel-3B, the Swiss-army knife of satellites

The European Space Agency is expanding its abilities to monitor the Earth by launching a Sentinel-3B satellite on Wednesday…

Hubble celebrates it’s 28th birthday

Happy birthday Hubble!! Twenty-eight years ago, on April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was put into orbit by…

NASA has successfully launched its TESS telescope

On Wednesday, NASA launched its newest space mission TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Satellite Survey), a space telescope whose goal is…

NASA to test Israeli-made anti-radiation vest

A radiation protection vest developed by the Israeli company StemRad will be tested by NASA on its Orion EM-1…

2018 GE3 Asteroid

2018 GE3, the massive asteroid that grazed the Earth on Sunday

192,000 km may seem huge, but in space, it’s ridiculously small. It’s half the distance to the moon and…

NASA TESS Telescope

SpcaeX readying to launch NASA’s TESS telescope

NASA is due to launch this Monday its new space telescope that will go continue the search for terrestrial…

Solar Flare

Alpha Centauri just had a massive stellar eruption

A gigantic stellar eruption has recently been detected on the surface of Proxima Centauri, the star closest to our…

Einstein ring captured by the Hubble Space Telescope

We might think that we have pretty well understood gravity. If we drop a ball from a certain height,…