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Spacecraft For Jupiter On its Way!

Spacecraft For Jupiter On its Way!

Aug. 5 | Tweet A robotic explorer named Juno is on its way to Jupiter, following launch this afternoon aboard an Atlas 5 rocket flying from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Blastoff was delayed almost an hour while engineers worked around a problem with a helium purge...

Astronomers find Largest Water Reservoir Ever!

Astronomers find Largest Water Reservoir Ever!

Jul. 25 | Tweet This is super cool! Astronomers using a pair of sub-millimeter wavelength telescopes discovered the largest reservoir of water ever found in the Universe. The water-containing cloud was found near quasar APM 08279+5255, some 12 billion light years...

Large Hadron Collider produces Strange Neutron-like Particle

Large Hadron Collider produces Strange Neutron-like Particle

Jul. 22 | Tweet We have another LHC update! Did you know most of the matter we see as opposed to all the dark stuff out there is comprised of baryons, particles that are a combination of three quarks. The two most familiar baryons, protons and neutrons, are made...

Another Earth Like Planet Discovered!

Another Earth Like Planet Discovered!

Jan. 11 | Tweet Astronomers and Scientists today reported that they had discovered another earth like planey beyond our solar system using the Kepler Space Telescope. Astronomer Geoff Marcy from the University of California-Berkeley and other scientists found...

Clues may Solve Sun Mystery

Clues may Solve Sun Mystery

Jan. 10 | Tweet New clues are helping solve a long held belief that the Sun’s surface is millions of degrees hotter than its atmosphere. Astronomers and scientists used two different satellites to come to a conclusion that spicules are created on the surface...

10 year old Discovers SuperNova!

10 year old Discovers SuperNova!

Jan. 5 | Tweet Who says age is a barrier when it comes to discovery of SuperNova? Story broke out today that a 10-year-old Kathryn Gray made a record-breaking find when she discovered a supernova effectively becoming the youngest discoverer ever. The Canadian...

Confirmed: Organics Found on Mars by Viking

Confirmed: Organics Found on Mars by Viking

Jan. 4 | Tweet Its been more than 30 years since NASA’a Viking spacecraft were on Mars and declared no evidence of life on the rocky martian surface. But now, scientists say that a new experiment on Mars-like soil shows Viking did infact find organics on...

Moon to Turn Pink and Red this Lunar Eclipse

Moon to Turn Pink and Red this Lunar Eclipse

Dec. 20 | Tweet Skygazers and enthusiasts are all in for a treat in the early hours of Tuesday when the first lunar eclipse in almost three years is to take place which will turn the moon pink, coppery and even a red. The lunar eclipse coincides with the northern...

Spacecraft Reaches the Edge of our Solar System

Spacecraft Reaches the Edge of our Solar System

Dec. 15 | Tweet NASA today reported that a space probe launched about 22 years ago for the close up studies of Jupiter and Saturn has entered the tail of the solar system where the constant stream of charged particles flowing in from the sun decline. Computer models...

First Song played in Space – ‘Jingle Bells’

First Song played in Space – ‘Jingle Bells’

Dec. 15 | Tweet Astronauts these days carry with them an iPod, a laptop and other gadgets to spend some time relaxing in space. On December 16, 1965, Gemini 6 astronauts Walter M. “Wally” Schirra Jr. and Thomas P. Stafford successfully completed the...