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CG visualization of a black hole

We May have Witnessed the Birth of a Black Hole

Astronomers think that a set of gravitational waves spotted last year could have possibly signaled the birth of a black hole. In 2015, gravitational waves generated by the merging of two black holes were...
Preserved Organic Matter Found on Mars by NASA's Curiosity Rover

Preserved Organic Matter Found by Mars Curiosity Rover

After years of searching Mars for any signs that it might sustain life or might have sustained life, NASA has finally found organic matter on the Red Planet. The organic matter was reportedly discovered by...

China’s Space Station More International Than Soon-to-be Defunded ISS

This article details news of NASA’s new budget, the fate of the International Space Station, and China’s solution to funding space exploration. After April’s confirmation of Jim Bridenstine as the newest NASA Administrator, NASA announced...
Mars 2020 rover with Mars Helicopter drone

NASA’s Mars Helicopter set to Reach the Red Planet by 2021

NASA is planning to send a mini-helicopter to Mars for its next rover mission. The autonomous rotorcraft will be the first aircraft flying on the Red Planet. On Mars, a slope, a steep hill, or...
NASA to use Lasers in Space to Create the Coldest Temperature in the Universe

NASA to use Lasers in Space to Create the Coldest Temperature in the Universe

NASA just sent an instrument to the ISS that is capable of creating the coldest temperature in the universe. To create the coldest temperature in the entire universe, NASA sent an apparatus capable of doing...
Jupiter's icy Moon Europa Shoots Water Plumes Into Space

Jupiter’s icy Moon Europa Shoots Water Plumes Into Space

A new study reveals evidence that Jupiter's icy moon Europa is sending plumes of water into space. The discovery was made after a team of researchers analyzed the data gathered by NASA's Galileo Jupiter probe....
NASA to Fund Self-Assembling Telescope That Will Build Itself in Space

NASA Funded Self-Assembling Telescope That Will Build Itself in Space

Following news that NASA canceled the Resource Prospector mission, the U.S. space agency reportedly funded a project to develop a self-assembling telescope to be used in space. According to reports, NASA has funded the project of Dmitry...
NEOWISE near-earth objects

NEOWISE Data Shows 29,000 Asteroids and 788 Near-Earth Objects

NASA-JPL's Twitter showed off its NEOWISE data from the last four years. In it, we see that there are 29,000 recorded asteroids and comets in our Solar System, plus 788 Near-Earth Objects. Maybe our late 19th-century,...
NASA admin jim bridenstine

U.S. Senate Confirms Jim Bridenstine as NASA Admin

Despite harsh criticism from Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, House Representative Jim Bridenstine has been confirmed as the newest NASA administrator. Jim Bridenstine is a former Navy pilot and Oklahoma congressman. He will serve...
marsquakes seismic activity

Marsquakes: What Mars Seismic Study Tells us About Planetary Formation

Thanks to NASA’s InSight lander, scientists will soon be able to investigate "Marsquakes" and learn more about the planet's formation. The earth is almost always trembling. If you live somewhere like New Zealand, seismic activity...