Dust storms on Saturn’s moon Titan observed for the first time

By Brooks Hays  (1) An artist's rendering of a dust storm on Titan. Photo by IPGP/Labex UnivEarthS/University Paris Diderot -- C. Epitalon and S. Rodriguez Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is home to dust storms. According to newly analyzed Cassini data, a large dust storm swirled across the moon's equator. Scientists have previously [...]

2018-10-05T13:46:09+00:00October 5th, 2018|

Rock used as doorstop revealed to be meteorite worth…

By Ray Downs  (1) Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The doorstop that a Michigan man had been using since 1988 has turned out to be a meteorite worth $100,000. The man, who has asked to remain anonymous, knew the 22-pound rock came from outer space ever since he bought the house in 1988. The previous owner showed [...]

2018-10-05T13:04:41+00:00October 5th, 2018|

Russia says…. Hole responsible for space station leak caused by…..

A tiny hole found in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft caused a depressurization event on the International Space Station. Photo by NASA Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The hole that caused a slight air leak and a depressurization event on the International Space Station last week was caused by a drill hole. According to Russian media reports, the [...]

2018-09-04T20:53:25+00:00September 4th, 2018|

Astronomers identify 121 giant planets likely to host habitable moons

Astronomers have identified 121 giant planets that potentially host habitable moons. Scientists believe the next generation of telescopes will be able to target alien moons in search of signs of life. Scientists identified the candidates among exoplanet data collected by NASA's Kepler telescope. Kepler's main goal is to help astronomers locate habitable planets outside the [...]

2018-06-16T13:01:02+00:00June 16th, 2018|

NASA shares photo from Operation IceBridge flight

-- NASA scientists conducted the longest flight of the Operation IceBridge mission's spring campaign this week. On Friday, the space agency shared a photo captured during the flight. The image features a ridge in Greenland dividing a pair of glacial valleys. The deep blue of a fjord and the Arctic sky interrupt the snow-capped mountains. [...]

2018-05-01T19:33:59+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Colorful spiral galaxies collide in new Hubble video

- In a newly released Hubble video, a pair of stunning spiral galaxies can be seen merging. The face-on view makes NGC 2207 and IC 2163 look like a pair of eyes. In a few million years, the galactic duo will look like more like a cyclops than a pair of narrow-set eyes. Over time, [...]

2018-04-25T12:44:09+00:00April 25th, 2018|

Video shows UFO sighting by Navy fighter pilots

- New declassified footage from the U.S. Navy shows pilots encountering an unidentified flying object. Video footage recorded in 2015 of U.S. fighter pilots spotting the mysterious object while flying on the East Coast was released by the private research group TTSA last week. "What the [expletive] is that thing," a U.S. fighter pilot said [...]

2018-03-13T14:54:47+00:00March 13th, 2018|

Elon Musk: Mars ship test flights ‘next year’

Elon Musk, a man prone to ludicrous deadlines, has birthed another: test flights of his Mars spaceship next year. "I think we’ll be able to do short flights, up and down flights, some time in the first half of next year," he told an audience at the South by South West (SXSW) festival in Austin, [...]

2018-03-12T14:41:32+00:00March 12th, 2018|

The moon formed inside a cloud of Earth’s vaporized rock

A new theory suggests the moon formed inside a donut-shaped cloud of vaporized rock. Photo by Sarah Stewart/UC Davis Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Scientists have a new theory for how Earth got its moon. According to their analysis, the moon was born inside Earth before Earth was a solid planet. At the time of the [...]

2018-03-01T12:47:52+00:00March 1st, 2018|

Will the Space traveling Tesla car crash back into earth

  The Tesla's paint occupation will endure as it's peppered by micrometeorites after some time The Tesla auto that Elon Musk propelled into space is probably going to remain there for a huge number of years before colliding with the Earth or Venus. That is the finish of an investigation by Czech and Canadian specialists. [...]

2018-02-19T14:52:30+00:00February 19th, 2018|