Science

‘Neutrino factories’ could hold the solution to the cosmic ray mystery

New research has revealed that high-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays that bombard the Earth from deep space originate in blazars  —  actively galactic nuclei...

Space Perspective unveils capsule design for balloon-borne tourist flights (images)

Space Perspective's balloon-borne capsule won't have the gumdrop shape we typically associate with that aerospace term.The Florida-based company today (July 27) unveiled the exterior...

Danuri: Facts about the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO)

The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), officially named Danuri, is the Korea Aerospace Research Institute's (KARI) first exploratory space mission outside of Earth's orbit. Danuri...

Noctilucent clouds: Everything you need to know about the rare ‘night-shining’ clouds

Noctilucent clouds are rare high-altitude clouds that can only be seen under specific conditions. They appear during the summer months, after sunset, as thin...

The James Webb Space Telescope is on the hunt for the universe’s 1st-ever supermassive black holes

Even NASA's next-generation space observatory can't manage to see supermassive black holes directly, but that doesn't mean astronomers can't use its data to better...

How will Russia’s withdrawal affect the International Space Station?

It was hailed as a post-Cold War collaboration for the good of humanity: two old rivals joining forces to launch the International Space Station...

How seriously should we take Russia’s latest threat to leave the ISS?

Will Russia stay or will Russia go?The country’s announcement today (July 26) that it plans to pull out of the International Space Station (ISS)...

Titan Books celebrates 20 years of ‘Firefly’ with novel ‘What Makes Us Mighty’

Browncoats around the globe are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Joss Whedon's first and only season of the cult space western, "Firefly."  Starring Nathan...

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